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A Peddler’s Dream Genre: Historical Fiction Author’s Purpose: Entertain, Inform Skill: Plot By: Janice Shefelman Illustrated by: Tom Shefelman Compiled.

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2 A Peddler’s Dream Genre: Historical Fiction Author’s Purpose: Entertain, Inform Skill: Plot By: Janice Shefelman Illustrated by: Tom Shefelman Compiled by Terry Sams, PiedmontTerry Sams, Piedmont

3 Summary Summary Solomon Joseph Azar left his home in the mountains of Lebanon and came to the United States to seek his fortune. A man from the old country gave him advice - to become a peddler. Not long after he began peddling his wares, he was robbed. A farm family took him in. He exchanged work for food - until one day he got a job in a dry goods store in town. This was not the end of Solomon's troubles, but he never gave up on his dream. Listen to a summary by a child:

4 Genre: Historical Fiction Historical FictionHistorical Fiction Historical Fiction Historical Fiction is fiction that takes place in the past. The author makes up the characters and events, but the characters and events seem real. The setting is important, and the problems and events are based on things that really did or could have happened during the time period.

5 Comprehension Skill: Plot Comprehension Skill: Plot A story’s plot is the important parts of the story. The plot can be a series of events that center on a problem or conflict. The parts of a plot are the conflict, or problem, the rising action, the climax, and the resolution, or outcome. Plot quizPlot PowerPoint Practice

6 Comprehension Skill Review – Visualizing When we visualize while reading, we create pictures in our minds. Visualizing helps us to relate to the characters in a text. We imagine what things look like, smell, sound, taste, and feel.

7 Vocabulary Skill Review : Antonyms Click on the title to practice this skill. Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. Many writers create sentences in which a known word may be used as a clue to the meaning of an antonym. Examples : Because I was too tired to run, I slowly trudged up the pier. To earn money, I began peddling my paintings, selling them to people in the park.

8 Research Skill - Graphs

9 Weekly Fluency Check - Read with Expression TE 493d ● Students should read with expression. ● For example, they should change the tone of voice to match the character speaking. ● In the passage below, the tone changes from serious when Solomon encounters thieves, to much more relaxed when he meets Mr. Lindheimer. ● Go to pages , beginning with “One dold rainy...”

10 Figurative Language – Dialogue Dialogue is a conversation between two or more characters in a story. Dialogue is a conversation between two or more characters in a story. Quotation marks go around the words spoken by the characters. Quotation marks go around the words spoken by the characters. Dialogue helps to move the story forward. Dialogue helps to move the story forward. Dialogue helps the reader understand more about the characters and events. Dialogue helps the reader understand more about the characters and events. Mr. Lindheimer says, “I could use more help around this place.”

11 Review Pages How does Solomon feel as he travels across the ocean? 2. Why does he travel to America? 3. What job does he do upon his arrival in America? 4. What event occurred during his first job? 5. What is Solomon’s dream?

12 Review Pages How does Mr. Hart help Solomon? 2. How does the setting change from the original story? Why? 3. What did he do to improve Hart’s Dry Goods? 4. What is the climax of this story?

13 Writing Assignment Choose a famous immigrant to the United States. use reference sources to find out about his or her life, and take notes on the information you find.

14 Summary Hear a summary of this week’s story. Hear a summary of this week’s story. Hear a summary of this week’s story Hear a summary of this week’s story What was it like to come to America a 100 years ago? What was it like to come to America a 100 years ago? What was it like to come to America a 100 years ago What was it like to come to America a 100 years ago

15 Fun Stuff What was it like to come to America a hundred years ago? What was it like to come to America a hundred years ago? What was it like to come to America a hundred years ago? What was it like to come to America a hundred years ago? Vocabulary Practice Vocabulary Practice Vocabulary Practice Vocabulary Practice Spelling Hangman Spelling Hangman Spelling Hangman Spelling Hangman Ellis Island Ellis Island Ellis Island Ellis Island American Immigration Home Page American Immigration Home Page American Immigration Home Page American Immigration Home Page History Happens History Happens History Happens History Happens Reading Test Reading Test Reading Test Reading Test

16 Say It! bound fortune mission peddling purchased quarters trudged

17 More Words to Know betrothed calico dowry merchandise wares

18 Vocabulary Support Arabic Words and Names Solomon Azar (a zar) amm - a term of respect quashaat (kwa shat) pack baklawa (bak la wa) a sweet pastry Habibati (ha be ba te) my dear German Name, Phrase and Word Mr. Lindheimer (lint hi mer) Wer ist er? (ver ist er) Who is he? und (unt) and

19 Content-Area Vocabulary immigrants – people who enter a foreign country to live immigrants – people who enter a foreign country to live ports of entry – cities or towns where immigrants can enter a country ports of entry – cities or towns where immigrants can enter a country graph – a line or diagram showing how one quantity compares to others. graph – a line or diagram showing how one quantity compares to others.

20 mission a center or headquarters for religious or social work a center or headquarters for religious or social work

21 peddling carrying from place to place to place to sell carrying from place to place to place to sell

22 fortune money and possessions amassed money and possessions amassed

23 quarters a place to live and stay a place to live and stay

24 purchased bought with bought with money money

25 trudged walked with effort walked with effort

26 bound tied together tied together

27 calico cloth with printed patterns cloth with printed patterns

28 merchandise goods for sale goods for sale

29 betrothed engaged to be married engaged to be married

30 dowry money or property a woman brings to a man when they money or property a woman brings to a man when they are married

31 wares articles for sale articles for sale

32 Maria rented new quarters upon her arrival in Austria.

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34 Kaye went to the market to purchase food for her dinner date.

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36 Last Monday morning she got ready and trudged into work.

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38 In New York City, many people make a living by peddling goods on the street.

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40 Beth had inherited a small fortune from her Uncle Larry.

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42 They found the flowers bound together on the table.

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44 We went to the mission to get food for the immigrants.

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46 Spelling Words Words with kn, gn, wr, mb wreath lamb comb limb thumb climb wren wrench wreck wrist

47 Spelling Words Words with kn, gn, wr, mb writing assign design sign kneel knob knit know knot unknown

48 Word Wall Words Click to add your word wall words. Click to add your word wall words.

49 Let’s review our words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.

50 wreath

51 lamb

52 comb

53 limb

54 thumb

55 wren

56 wrist

57 wreck

58 wrench

59 climb

60 writing

61 assign

62 design

63 sign

64 kneel

65 knob

66 knit

67 know

68 knot

69 unknown

70 GREAT JOB!


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