Presentation on theme: "Sign of the Chrysanthemum by Katherine Paterson"— Presentation transcript:
1Sign of the Chrysanthemum by Katherine Paterson Day 3Discuss Chapters 4-5Pre-reading Chapters 6-7
2What did Muna find out about Takanobu that shocked him? Question 1What did Muna find out about Takanobu that shocked him?Answer – that he stole from his overseer’s boat (a silver buddha)
3Question 2 What is the Red Dog ? Answer- a restaurant/bar where Takanobu meets up with his pals.
4Question 3Why did the owner of the Red Dog say, “No credit!” when Takanobu and Muna walked in?Answer- because Takanobu always puts his purchases on “credit” and never actually pays for anything.
5Question 4What kind of job did Muna get and why did Takanobu want him to work there ?Answer- he got a job at the imperial stables. Takanobu wants him to work there so Muna could listen in on the conversations of the samurai
6Question 5What happened at the Red Dog? What happened to Takanobu? What happened to Muna?Answer- the Red Dog burned down. Takanobu died. Muna was severely injured, inhaled too much smoke, but not dead.
7Question 6Who saved Muna?Answer- Fukuji, the swordsmith
8Question 7 Why did Muna want the sword maker to like him? Answer- because Fukuji might have information about his father
9Chapter 6-7 Vocabulary methodical (6-46) epitaph (6 - 49) performed with method or order, systematicalepitaph (6 - 49)brief statement that commemorates a dead person or thing from the pastinsurrection (6-49)act of revolting against the established governmentformidable (6-51)Having qualities that discourage approach or attack, awe inspiringretainer (7-56)person attached to and owing service to a householdagape (7-58)wide open, in a state of wonderjostle (7-61)to make one’s way by pushing and shovingconfide (7-62)to show confidence by imparting secrets
10Chapter 6-7 Plot Summary First event in chapter 6 Spring, Muna is well again, wants to be useful to Fukuji but keeps making mistakes (rice, sweeping)Last event in chapter 7Muna is eating his evening meal with Fukuji and decides not to tell him about Akiko or his past