Oct 092014
 

Today’s story is called “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. It is about something strange that happened long ago in a valley called “Sleepy Hollow”. It was written by Washington Irving. The story is told by Doug Johnson.

 

 
Words in this Story
burial – n. the act or ceremony of burying a dead person in a grave
crane – n. a type of tall bird that has a long neck and long legs and lives near water
rebel – n. a person who opposes or fights against a government
Revolutionary War – n. the war for American independence from Britain
shake – v. of your voice: to produce sound in an unsteady way because you are nervous, angry, sad, etc.

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