"His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg" By Louise Borden November/December 2016 AR Biography Activity

"Indeed, young Raoul Wallenberg stood apart from his classmates in his constant curiosity. He wanted to know how the world worked, he felt life in a deep way." (P.12)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Curiosity" means a desire to learn something.

"This was the watery city where Raoul Wallenberg grew up . . . and where the white sails dotted the horizon on blue sky days." (p.13)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Horizon" means the line where the sun meets the land.

"Minister Danielsson and Per Anger buttoned their formal morning coats and put on their top hats to hand the king's message, written in French, the offical language of diplomats, to Horthy. . . and the world waited to see what would happen." (P.56)

Based upon the context clues, the word "Formal" means proper for a fancy or offical event.

"Maj and Fredrik von Dardel, and Kalman Lauer drove Raoul to the Bromma Airport in Stockholm, where he boarded a courier plane."

Based upon the context clues, the word "Courier" means a messager to take a document or message.

"Raoul saw the silver gleam of the Baltic Sea and the archipelago he'd sailed with his Wallenberg cousins and Nina and Guy, Sweden . . . his beautiful and safe homeland."

Based upon the context clues, the word "Homeland" means a person's native land.

"Buda, with its steep hills in the west and the royal castle where the regent lived, and Pest in the east with its flat streets and tall spires of the Parliament."

Based upon context clues, the word "Royal" means status of queen or king, or of their family.

"Buda, with its steep hills in the west, and the royal castle where the regent lived, and Pest in the east, with its flat streets and the tall spires of Parliament."

Based upon context clues, the word "Regent" means administor of a country when the monarch is a minor, absent, or dead.

"Outside, on the steep corner of Minerva and Gyopar streets, there was already a line of stateless Jews risking their curfew."

Based upon context clues, the word "Curfew" means a refulation to keep people inside for select hours, normally at night."

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