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Ch.1-5. WORD DEFINITION Page and in-context IMMIGRANT GRIT CLENCHED DESCENDANTS LOFTS IRRIGATION KHAKI SLOUCHED INCENSE CONVOYS.

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1 Ch.1-5

2 WORD DEFINITION Page and in-context IMMIGRANT GRIT CLENCHED DESCENDANTS LOFTS IRRIGATION KHAKI SLOUCHED INCENSE CONVOYS

3 WORDDEFINITIONIN-Context and page KIMPATSU ISSEI HAOLE OJII-CHAN CORRUGATED SAMURAI

4 Characterization

5 Conflicts and page Internal/Exte rnal Man vs. _______ Explain the situation How does it affect others? Conflicts

6 Passage with page numberExplain what the author is doing with the language: The clouds, like giant white coral head, hovered out over the ocean… (1) Grandpa stood in front of his flag like a fisherman showing off a big one. (2) The white flag had a red ball in the center, with red rays like searchlights shooting out from it. (2) My house stood silently peeking back at me through the trees, a square painted dark green. (6) Passage Picker 11/27

7 Passage with page numberDissecting a passage Who could tell what he was thinking anymore? Hanging his flag on the clothesline was as good as flying it from a pole. (5) 1.When does this occur in the story? 2.Why is it a powerful passage? 3.What emotions, feelings, or opinions does it evoke? Passage Picker 11/27

8 Passage with page numberExplain what the author is doing with the language: Heat rushed over my skin in an angry wave. (7) Keet hit the side of the loft harder- Whack! Whack! Whack! (8) Humiliation swelled in my throat. (10) …my anger now melting down into a small, private shame. (11) Passage Picker 11/28

9 Passage with page numberDissecting a passage Do any of you… He thought for a second, then went on. Do any of you think were going to get dragged into the war? (24) 1.When does this occur in the story? 2.Why is it a powerful passage? 3.What emotions, feelings, or opinions does it evoke? Passage Picker 11/28

10 Passage with page numberExplain what the author is doing with the language: … but he fought like crazy … (17) …with pursuit fighters above, circling like flies. (25) Her tail stood straight up, like a flagpole. (29) …I knew how important that katana was. It wasnt just a sharp blade that he hid under my bed. It was the heart of our history. (30- 31) Passage Picker 11/29

11 Passage with page numberDissecting a passage I looked back at the high-fliers, now almost invisible. So high. So sure of themselves, like Papa. I wondered if I could ever be like him. (40) 1.When does this occur in the story? 2.Why is it a powerful passage? 3.What emotions, feelings, or opinions does it evoke? Passage Picker 11/29

12 Passage with page numberExplain what the author is doing with the language: … smelled like a grave … (43) The tendons in my neck stood out like wires. (46) …and the lights on the shore shimmered out over the dark water like wobbly palm trees. Passage Picker 11/29

13 Passage with page numberDissecting a passage But no more war here, Sanji said. Billy frowned and looked back toward the island. (52) 1.When does this occur in the story? 2.Why is it a powerful passage? 3.What emotions, feelings, or opinions does it evoke? Passage Picker 11/29

14 Chapter 1 1.Explain in your own words how Tomi is different from Grandpa? How is Tomi different from his parents? 2.Tomi and his mom did NOT want Grandpa to show the Japanese flag. How does showing the flag affect them? 3.In Grandpa's eyes, what would "a boy of suitable devotion" be like? 4.What can you infer from the difference in housing situations between Tomi & Billy? Chapter 2 1.Why didn't Tomi go after Keet for harassing the birds? 2.What do you think Keet meant by saying to Billy "You'd better think long and hard about where you stand, punk." Chapter 3 1.What do Tomi and his friends have in common? Questions: Ch. 1-3

15 Chapter 4 1.Tomi thought his father "must have been made out of steel.:" Why do you think he has those thoughts? 2.What does the sword symbolize? 3.List the items in Tomi's house that display his cultural heritage. 4.What are some objects in your house that help to remind you of your heritage? Chapter 5 1.Billy tells Sanji that there are so many ships and planes and soldiers on the island because of the war in Europe and China. Sanji says No more war here. Billy reacts to this by frowning and looking back at the island. Why do you think he is reacting in this way? Questions Ch. 4-5

16 Activity due Wednesday Whats in a name?


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