3 Written and illustrated by William Low About the BookCHINATOWNWritten and illustrated by William LowThe author _____________writes the stories.The illustrator _________draws the pictues.Summary: In Chinatown, a young boy goes for a walk with his grandmother and describes the sights and the people on the busy streets.
4 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
5 William Low Meet the Author: 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.
6 Glossary Time Put your reading book on your desk. Open your book to the glossary.When you see the word, get ready to find the word in your glossary.
7 celebrationsCelebrations - joyous gatherings, usually to mark important eventsNew Year’s is one of the many celebrations enjoyed by the people in Chinatown.
8 develop develop - to make something better; improve They want to develop the land across from our school into a new neighborhood.
9 furiousfurious - very angryThese bears are furious with each other!
10 graceful graceful -lovely way of moving This ballet dancer is very graceful as she leaps through the air.
11 grocery storegrocery store - a shop that sells food and household goodsWE enjoy shopping for fresh fruit in the grocery store.
12 students students - people who go to school These students are making get well cards for a sick classmate.
13 Grade 2, Theme 2 Chinatown Vocabulary Review Celebrations- joyous gatherings, usually to mark important eventsdevelop - to make something better, improvefurious - very angrygraceful - lovely way of movinggrocery store - a shop that sells food and household goodsstudents - people who go to school
14 These apple blossoms will ________ into apples. developcelebrationsgracefulfuriousstudentsgrocery storeThese apple blossoms will ________ into apples.
15 Many think swans are the most ___________ bird. developfuriousgrocery storestudentscelebrationsgracefulMany think swans are the most ___________ bird.
16 We _____________ Independence Day with fireworks displays. gracefulgrocery storefuriouscelebrationsdevelopstudents
17 Kroger is the newest ____________ in our town. furiouscelebrationsstudentsgrocery storegracefuldevelopKroger is the newest ____________ in our town.
18 The ___________ are enjoying their new computer lab. grocery storecelebrationsfuriousstudentsdevelopgracefulThe ___________ are enjoying their new computer lab.
19 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.developfuriousgrocery storestudentsgracefulcelebrations
20 Match the meaning to the word. graceful ___furious ___develop ___students ____grocery store ___celebrations ____joyous gatherings, usually to mark important eventsto make something better, improvevery angrylovely way of movinga shop that sells food and household goodspeople who go to schoolDCBFEA
22 Vocabulary for Chinatown Next two slides are vocabulary words that students will need for more understanding of the story.
23 Other Vocabulary: tai chi- an ancient kind of exercise graceful- smooth or beautiful in motioncobbler- a person whose work is repairing or making shoesarrive- to come to a placefavorite- one that is liked bestmedicinal- used to cure pain or illnessmusty- damp or moldyherbs- plants valued for their use in medicine or cooking
24 seafood- fish or shellfish from the sea used for food sizzles- makes hissing soundscrackle- make cracking or snapping soundswoks- metal pans with rounded bottoms used for frying and steamingclang- make a metallic ringing soundbarely- only justfurious- very angrykung fu- a Chinese system of self-defense, similar to karatedevelop- to help in the growth of, make stronger
25 Links for the storyGreat site for things about Chinatown in San Francisco.Home for this site:Information on the story for Teachers
26 Skills for this story. What is a Context Clue? How to Use Context CluesLesson: Using Story MeaningPractice Using Story MeaningMagic Keys Picture CluesAnticipation Guide (Kyrene)Chinatown Vocabulary 1Chinatown Vocabulary 2Chinatown Vocabulary 3Building prefixesPrefix CatchConstructing PrefixesBBC - Schools - KS2 Bitesize Revision - English(Prefixes and Suffixes)
27 Details Practice Chinatown morning message 1. Details 2. DetailsDetails Practice Chinatown morning messageLanguage Based ActivitiesVerbs that tell about now Present-Tense Verbs; Combining Sentences with VerbsPast-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