GARY WILLIAMS 2011 1 Grade 4 Unit 5 (71) Arab Army

The Arabic army arrived at the castle in the Spring. The careful caliph checked his calendar and he saw it was early March. The army marched under the arches of the castle gates. Some of the soldiers had scars and some wore badges on their collars. The castle servants served them cool water and fresh dates. Afterwards, the soldiers rested in the shade of the date trees and oiled their swords.

1) Label the pictures with these words: date tree caliph castle servant collar calendar

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2) Put these sentences into order: (________) The soldiers rested under the trees. (________) The army came to the castle. (________) The servants gave out food and water. (________) The army marched into the castle.

3) Circle the shade:

4) a) b) c) d) e)

What will happen next? (Circle the correct answer) The castle will fall down. The soldiers will work on the farm. The soldiers will sleep. The soldiers will attack the castle. The castle will attack the soldiers.

5) Find 12 words that have “ar” in them: ____________________ ____________________ ____________________

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6) Write “True” or “False” next to each sentence.

a) The Arabic army came to the castle in the Summer. b) The caliph carefully checked his computer. c) The army marched into the castle. d) Some soldiers had badges on their collars.

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GARY WILLIAMS 2011 3 ANSWERS 7) Label the pictures with these words: date tree caliph castle servant collar calendar

caliph

calendar

collar

servant

castle

date tree

8) Put these sentences into order: 4 1 3 2 The soldiers rested under the trees. The army came to the castle. The servants gave out food and water. The army marched into the castle.

9) Circle the shade:

10) What will happen next? (Circle the correct answer) f) The castle will fall down. g) The soldiers will work on the farm. h) The soldiers will sleep. i) The soldiers will attack the castle. j) The castle will attack the soldiers.

11) Find 12 words that have “ar” in them: Arabic army arrived

careful

calendar

early

March

marched

arches

scars

collars

afterwards

12) Write “True” or “False” next to each sentence.

a) The Arabic army came to the castle in the Summer. b) The caliph carefully checked his computer. c) The army marched into the castle. d) Some soldiers had badges on their collars.

False False True True