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4. As a young boy, Peter learned to sale a boat.

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5. Peter the Great brought knew tools and
styles from Europe. ___________________
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WORD MEANINGS C T

Complete the puzzle with words from the
reading. Clues are boldface words in the sentences.
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1. Peter built St. Petersburg to be the
3 4
new Russian seat of government. B R
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3. Peter ordered every noble to F
get rid of his chin hairs.
6. Peter was so tall people called him a 6
person of unusually huge stature. G

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2. Peter claimed a new name showing
rank or role, calling himself “Peter
the Great.”
3. Peter brought home two hair stylists
to spread western fashion. 5. Czar Peter was known
4. Sophia, Peter’s sister, was forced to as the male parent of
give up her job as acting ruler of Russia. the Fatherland.

WHO ARE THEY?
Match each word in the first column with the type of person it names. Write a letter
by each number.

1. _____ czar a. people under the control of a ruler or
government
2. _____ regent b. one chosen to head the government while a
ruler is sick, absent, or very young
3. _____ artisan
c. a farmworker, much like a slave, who
belongs to the landowner
4. _____ serf
d. the title of any former emperor of Russia
5. _____ subjects e. skilled craftsperson

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