"Who was Johnny Appleseed?" by Joan Holub November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"For this, he became a legend during his own lifetime." (p.1)

Based upon the context clues, the word "legend" means a person who is the center of such stories.

"His interest in apples began to blossom."(p.13)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Blossom" means the flower of a plant, especially of one producing edible fruit.

"Land boundaries were unclear and laws were confusing."(p.29)

Based on context clues, the word "boundaries" means something that indicates bounds or limits; a limiting or bounding line.

"He had a knack for figuring out where people were going to people move to next."(p.44)

Based on the context clues the word "Knack" means a special skill, talent, or aptitude.

"Then on his next visit, he would exchange it for the next section of the book."(p.60)

Based on the context clues the word, "exchange" means to give up something for something else; part with for some equivalent; chang for another.

" Some of his orchards were less than an acre in size."(p.76)

Based on the context clues the word "orchards" means an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees.

"The big migration along the Oregon Trail began right around the time that Johnny Appleseed died."(p.85)

Based on the context clues the word "migration" means a number or body of persons or animals migrating together.

"Her collection included articles that were published about him and old letters that mentioned him.She even managed to preserve leaves saved from trees he actually planted."(p.91)

Based on the context clues the word "mentioned" means to refer briefly to; name, specify, are speak of.

To refer briefly to; name, specify, are speak of.

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