"Who was Woodrow Wilson?" by Margaret Frith November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"His father, Joseph, was a minister; Dr. Wilson gave a sermon at a church." (p.6)

Based upon the context clues, the word "minister" means Dr. Wilson leads worship services.

"Tommy was fourteen when Dr. Wilson was offered a job as a professor where he would teach young men to become preachers."(p.14)

Based upon the context clues, the word "professor" means to teach.

"I've found I have an intellect and first class mind."(p.16)

Based upon the context clues, the word "intellect" means to have a smart mind.

"He was offered a position at a good salary." (p. 31)

Based upon context clues "salary" is to have a good paying job.

"And such an ovation as Woodrow received."(p.41)

Based upon context clues the word "ovation" means to have a loud crowd and good response.

"On November 8, polling places were filled with people anxious to vote."(p. 55)

Based upon context clues the word "anxious" means to be excited.

"An antitrust act called for a commission that would make business." (p. 70)

Based upon context clues the word "antitrust"means to have trust.

"A stroke has partly paralyzed the left side of his body."(p.97)

Based upon context clues and the image on the page, "paralyzed means to be numb or not move.

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Created with images by Tony Fischer Photography - "Franklin and Eleanor (FDR Bio, part 1)" • SeaDave - "Preacher" • starmanseries - "The Professor" • IsaacMao - "Brain" • TBIT - "dollar bank note money" • The U.S. Army - "Holiday ovation" • Tony Crider - "ANXIOUS" • @jbtaylor - "It's not personal" • Iqbal Osman1 - "wheelchairs"

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