Presentation on theme: "The author _____________ CHINATOWN Written and illustrated by William Low The illustrator _________ Summary: In Chinatown, a young boy goes for a walk."— Presentation transcript:
The author _____________ CHINATOWN Written and illustrated by William Low The illustrator _________ Summary: In Chinatown, a young boy goes for a walk with his grandmother and describes the sights and the people on the busy streets. writes the stories. draws the pictues.
Genre – Realistic Fiction Realistic fiction is a story withy characters and events that are like people and events in real life. Look for: A setting that is a real place. Story events that could really happen
Chinatown is the first book William Low has both written and illustrated. As a child, he loved a painting he saw on the cover of a phone book. It showed some shops on a city street. Today, William Low paints his own scenes of city life. He also paints people, landscapes, and objects. He works in a dark basement studio, but his pictures are filled with light. Meet the Author:
1.Put your reading book on your desk. 2.Open your book to the glossary. 3.When you see the word, get ready to find the word in your glossary.
celebrations Celebrations - joyous gatherings, usually to mark important events New Year’s is one of the many celebrations enjoyed by the people in Chinatown.
develop - to make something better; improve They want to develop the land across from our school into a new neighborhood. develop
furious - very angry These bears are furious with each other! furious
graceful - lovely way of moving This ballet dancer is very graceful as she leaps through the air. graceful
grocery store - a shop that sells food and household goods WE enjoy shopping for fresh fruit in the grocery store. grocery store
students - people who go to school These students are making get well cards for a sick classmate. students
Grade 2, Theme 2 Chinatown Vocabulary Review 1.Celebrations- joyous gatherings, usually to mark important events 2.develop - to make something better, improve 3.furious - very angry 4. graceful - lovely way of moving 5.grocery store - a shop that sells food and household goods 6.students - people who go to school
These apple blossoms will ________ into apples. develop celebrations graceful furious students grocery store
Many think swans are the most ___________ bird. develop furious grocery store students celebrations graceful
We _____________ Independence Day with fireworks displays. graceful grocery store furious celebrations develop students
Kroger is the newest ____________ in our town. furious celebrations students grocery store graceful develop
The ___________ are enjoying their new computer lab. grocery store celebrations furious students develop graceful
develop furious grocery store students graceful celebrations Mom was _______ when I said I was not going to do homework before I went out to play.
Match the meaning to the word. graceful ___ furious ___ develop ___ students ____ grocery store ___ celebrations ____ A. joyous gatherings, usually to mark important events B. to make something better, improve C. very angry D. lovely way of moving E. a shop that sells food and household goods F. people who go to school E D A C B F
Next two slides are vocabulary words that students will need for more understanding of the story.
Other Vocabulary: 1.tai chi- an ancient kind of exercise 2.graceful- smooth or beautiful in motion 3.cobbler- a person whose work is repairing or making shoes 4.arrive- to come to a place 5.favorite- one that is liked best 6.medicinal- used to cure pain or illness 7.musty- damp or moldy 8.herbs- plants valued for their use in medicine or cooking
9.seafood- fish or shellfish from the sea used for food 10.sizzles- makes hissing sounds 11.crackle- make cracking or snapping sounds 12.woks- metal pans with rounded bottoms used for frying and steaming 13.clang- make a metallic ringing sound 14.barely- only just 15.furious- very angry 16.kung fu- a Chinese system of self- defense, similar to karate 17.develop- to help in the growth of, make stronger
Links for the story Great site for things about Chinatown in San Francisco. natown/title.htmlhttp://www.theschoolbell.com/Links/Chi natown/title.html Home for this site: html html Information on the story for Teachers _3_Sel_1_Chinatown_headings.pdfhttp://www.smbsd.org/uploaded/reading/files/Grade_2_Theme _3_Sel_1_Chinatown_headings.pdf
Skills for this story. What is a Context Clue? How to Use Context Clues Lesson: Using Story Meaning Practice Using Story Meaning Magic Keys Picture Clues Anticipation Guide (Kyrene)Anticipation Guide Chinatown Vocabulary 1 Chinatown Vocabulary 2 Chinatown Vocabulary 3Building prefixesChinatown Vocabulary 3Building prefixes Prefix Catch Constructing Prefixes BBC - Schools - KS2 Bitesize Revision - English (Prefixes and Suffixes)
1. Details 2. Details Details Details Practice Chinatown morning messageDetails Practice Chinatown Language Based Activities Verbs that tell about now Present-Tense Verbs; Combining Sentences with Verbs Present-Tense Verbs; Combining Sentences with Verbs Past-Tense Verbs Past-Tense Verbs Has, Have, Had Forms of Have Am, Is, Are, Was, Were Forms of Be Contractions Contraction Matching Test Tutor - Contractions Past-Tense Verbs Forms of Have Forms of Be Contraction Matching Test Tutor - Contractions