Monday, December 4th, 2017

Hello students and parents!

Today’s essay is about Davy Crockett. I already wrote the introduction for you, so you don’t need to copy it down. Just focus on the three body paragraphs.

Here are some of the things that we went over in class. Remember, you shouldn’t simply copy it word-for-word, but put the ideas into your own words!

Paragraph 1 – Crockett’s Childhood and Education

-Born in East Tenn. on 8/17/1786

-Poor family

-Hard life

-No formal education

-Kidnapped by family friend

-Escaped during snowstorm

Paragraph 2 – Marriage and Family

Married twice

-Polly Finley – Died

-Elizabeth Patton – already had two kids

-Was known to tell stories to his children

Paragraph 3 – Accomplishments

-Great storyteller

-Served in the military

-Excellent marksman

-Tenn. politician

-Died fighting at the Alamo

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