Presentation on theme: "Letter from a Concentration Camp & Letter to Scottie"— Presentation transcript:
1 Letter from a Concentration Camp & Letter to Scottie By Yoshiko Uchida & F. Scott FitzgeraldWeek 8Part 2
2 The plan…. Objectives Review About the Selection VocabularyAbout the SelectionBackground Information for Letter from a Concentration Camp & Letter to ScottieReading SkillAuthors’ StylesListen to the StoriesPracticeWorkbook page 12EvaluationWorkbook pages 13, 14, 15Preview
3 ObjectivesStudents will analyze and respond to author’s style in fiction and non-fiction selectionsStudents will compare the effect of the authors’ style in their letters
4 Vocabulary Actual adj. _____________________________________ Use the following words in an original sentence OR give the definition or a synonymActual adj. _____________________________________Barrack n. _____________________________________Betrayed v. ____________________________________Composed v. ____________________________________Satisfactions n. _________________________________Triumph n. _____________________________________Virtue n. _______________________________________Volume n. ______________________________________
5 Background Letters and War Letters are important for people in difficult situations to have contact with the outside worldLetters from a Concentration Camp is about the Japanese and Japanese Americans that were taken from their homes and put into campsLetter to Scottie is a letter from a father to a daughter during the time of the Great Depression with advice about life
6 Read the Story Open your books to page 476 Listen and follow along to the different storiesEvery time a listening selection ends you will answer some questionsAny other words you find in the reading that you do not know, come write them on the board!
7 Questions, p477 What type of language is used in this selection? How do you know if it is formal or informal? Give examplesWhat details about his surroundings make the letter writer feel as if he is in a prison?
8 Questions, p478-9Look at the picture at the top of page 478, what do you think these people are feeling?What is Jimbo’s attitude toward his situation?What did you find most difficult about Jimbo’s situation?Why does Jimbo say that “war makes people crazy”?Why does he mention his lesson about the Bill of Rights? Why did the US deny people hearings before sending them to camps?
9 Questions, p480-2Why is this letter straightforward and uncomplicated?Which “don’t worry” items have to do with competition?What is the author’s style of the letter?What would you do if you received this letter?What are their nicknames and how do they feel about them?How is their relationship? How do you know? What’s your relationship with your father like?