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Vocabulary for the story "Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie"

Students will match vocabulary words and definitions for the story, "Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie".

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oilA long time ago people used this fuel to light lamps.
Matinicus RockThe lighthouse was located here in Maine in the story.
burningThe oil, the wick and a match can make this progress happen.
Captain BurgessHe is Abbie's father.
WaveA swelling of water that rolls in from the seas.
NoreasterA type of bad storm that is often seen off the ocast of the United States in the winter months.
signalA sign for the ships. (hint-focus on the word sign)
AbbieAbbie Burgess is the daughter who takes care of her family and keeps the lights lit during the storm.
beaconThe guiding light for the ships.
wickA cord of woven threads on the oil lamp.
stormWeather with strong winds and rain.
lighthouseA navigational aid for ships sailing in coastal water. It shines at night.
lighthouse keeperThis is the person in charge of keeping the lights burning.
Lydia, Mahala, and EstherAbbie's younger sisters
medicineA drug that heals the body.
subsidesTo settle down or quit
trimTo cut the blackend ends off of the wicks before lighting them.
henhouseThe shack where the chickens lived.
islandA body of land surrounded by water.
afraidThe way Abbie felt during the storm.


Cathy Orndorff

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