Presentation on theme: "Sign of the Chrysanthemum by Katherine Paterson"— Presentation transcript:
1 Sign of the Chrysanthemum by Katherine Paterson Day 4Discuss Chapters 6-7Pre-reading Chapters 8-9
2 Question 1Why do you think Muna is having difficulty adjusting to life with Fukuji?He doesn’t know how to do the tasks that Fukuji asks him to do.Fukuji is his only father figure now that Takanobu is dead and he wants to be his apprentice.
3 Question 2Who are the two rival clans?Heiki and Genji
4 Question 3 Why does Fukuji sell so few swords? He wants to make sure that the swords go to good, worthy people with a good spirit. (pg. 54)
5 Question 4 What does Fukuji ask Muna do do for him? Take a note to Muratani, explaining that Fukuji will make a sword for him.
6 Question 5 He is dying. (pg. 61) What does Muna discover has happened to Kawaki when he returns for a visit?He is dying. (pg. 61)
7 Question 6Who does Muna think is the man that bumps into after leaving Kawaki & Akiko’s?He thought it was Koishi, Takanobu’s friend. (pg. 62)
8 Question 7 Why doesn’t Muna tell Fukuji about his troubles? He decides to wait until he has proven his worth and is more of a man
9 Chapter 8-9 Vocabulary brazier (8-65) deft (8-65) unctuous (8-68) pan with burning coals and grill for cooking fooddeft (8-65)nimble, skillfulpresumptuous (8-66)overstepping bounds of good behavior, forwardunctuous (8-68)excessively smooth, suave, or smugebullient (8-68)overflowing with enthusiasm or excitementtonsure (8-69)shaved patch on the head of monks in a religious orderincredulous (8-71)disbelieving or showing disbeliefraucous (9-80)rowdy, disorderly
10 Chapter 8-9 Plot Summary First event in chapter 8 Muna fans the fire in Fukuji’s kitchen. Chopping cucumbers, he thinks of how pretty Akiko is.Last event in chapter 9Muna leaves Kawaki’s house to find Akiko. He is furious with her uncle.