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Sign of the Chrysanthemum by Katherine Paterson Day 3 Discuss Chapters 4-5 Pre-reading Chapters 6-7
Question 1 What did Muna find out about Takanobu that shocked him? Answer – that he stole from his overseers boat (a silver buddha)
Question 2 What is the Red Dog ? Answer- a restaurant/bar where Takanobu meets up with his pals.
Question 3 Why 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.
Question 4 What 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
Question 5 What 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.
Question 6 Who saved Muna? Answer- Fukuji, the swordsmith
Question 7 Why did Muna want the sword maker to like him? Answer- because Fukuji might have information about his father
Chapter 6-7 Vocabulary methodical (6-46) performed with method or order, systematical epitaph (6 - 49) brief statement that commemorates a dead person or thing from the past insurrection (6-49) act of revolting against the established government formidable (6-51) Having qualities that discourage approach or attack, awe inspiring retainer (7-56) person attached to and owing service to a household agape (7-58) wide open, in a state of wonder jostle (7-61) to make ones way by pushing and shoving confide (7-62) to show confidence by imparting secrets
Chapter 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 7 Muna is eating his evening meal with Fukuji and decides not to tell him about Akiko or his past