The Navajo are one of the largest American Indian groups. Disguised as a vintage volume, this biography reads like an adventure story. Understanding the motivations, or reasons, for her actions can help you better understand the play. Deborah: That bullet is stuck deep inside. So he knew how difficult their language was. N1: Deborah realizes they think she is already dead.
The Navajo language was an unlikely choice to aid the U. Teacher Tips Get quick professional development advice from the experts at Scholastic. N2: She uses the first name of a brother who died many years earlier. Undertaker 1: I get the boots. N2: After the war, Deborah returned to Massachusetts.
N2: Blood flows from a cut on his head. When Sandoval was growing up, he and other Navajo children were discouraged from speaking it. The astonishing role Harriet Tubman played as a spy, a secret agent, a military leader and hero to thousands is told in the context of the Civil War and an era of brutal prejudice. Patterson: You have nothing to fear. Sandoval went to a boarding school near Farmington, New Mexico. Deacon laughing : Women are not fit for battle! Robert: No, leave me and save yourself.
But he had grown up around a lot of Navajos. The military uses secret codes to communicate messages, like battle plans, so the enemy cannot understand them. In the months that followed, millions of Americans joined the armed forces. The Navajo language was an unlikely choice to aid the U. Why was it kept secret for so long? But they were not paid and did not go to school. I need to check his heartbeat. The government thought the code might be needed again.
N1: The fighting continues around them. N1: She pushes the scalpel deeper into her leg until she finally gets the bullet out. These schools were run by the government or churches. Every issue of Scope opens the doors of curiosity and fosters a lifelong love of reading and learning. Marine land battle with the Japanese. Wherever you are in your scope and sequence, you will find something in each issue that fits your needs. While there, he would sneak away with other students to speak Navajo.
N2: These brave soldiers are called Patriots. She gathers the strength to speak. So he knew how difficult their language was. In the 1860s, the U. Her leg throbs with pain. Ben Kovacs November 02, 2012 I love the magazine.
Marine Corps after graduating from high school. What problem did Philip Johnston help solve? The code helped the U. N1: Muskets fire bullets that zip through the air. You still remember how to sew? The code talkers sent thousands of secret messages without a single one being cracked. Soldier 1: Hold on, Robert.
Sandoval took part in five of them see map, above. N2: Deborah uses the needle to close the cut. Patterson: Is this really true? Now she has a new role - that of Union spy! N1: Will the doctor there discover her secret? If a code were cracked, the success of a battle, and the lives of troops, would be put at risk. My real name is Deborah Sampson. From 1942 to 1945, Navajo code talkers served in every U. Failure will mean death by hanging.