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By Yoshiko Uchida.  Recall  Compare and contrast  Evaluate  Main idea  Important details  Unimportant detail.

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1 By Yoshiko Uchida

2  Recall  Compare and contrast  Evaluate  Main idea  Important details  Unimportant detail

3  actual [AK choo uhl] adj. real, true People call me “Moochie,” but my actual name is Ben.  barrack [BAHR uhk] n. shed or barn-like building often used to house soldiers The soldier lives in a barrack on the army base.  betrayed [bee TRAYD] v. did something that showed a lack of loyalty, let someone down My sister betrayed me by telling Mom what I did wrong.  composed [kuhm POHZD] v. made up of, filled with Today’s baseball practice was composed of two drills: one for hitting, one for catching.  conclude [kuhn KLOOD] v. finish, end Please wait until I conclude my speech before asking me any questions.  failure [FAYL yuhr] n. bad result, something that is not a success, unwanted outcome The bake sale was a failure; no one bought a single cookie or cake.  luxuries [LUHK zhuh rees] n. things that aren’t really needed but are nice to have Food and water are things you need; televisions and video games are luxuries.  rumor [ROO muhr] n. something people are talking about that may or may not be true I heard the rumor, but I’m not sure if it’s true or not.

4  I heard the [1] _____________________ from my brother Kim but found it hard to believe! Kim said that Rex was going off to live in the woods.  “It’s not a lie,” said Kim. “It’s the [2] _____________________ truth. He’ll be all alone in a [3] _____________________ in the woods. It’s a shed really, no lights, no [4] _____________________ at all. I told him his days will be [5] _____________________ of swatting bugs and searching for food. I told him they will [6] _____________________ with him sitting around in the dark by himself. My attempt to change his mind was a [7] _____________________. He’s going. I guess I [8] _____________________ Rex by telling you this. It’s supposed to be a secret.”

5  doubly [DUB lee] adv. twice the amount, two times as Ouch! That’s doubly bad; I will miss the party and the carnival!  fulfilling [ful FIL ing] v. completing; taking care of After fulfilling all your tasks, you can take a break to rest.  genuine [JEN yoo in] adj. real, not fake That’s a genuine hundred dollar bill; you can spend it in a store.  misery [MIZ uh ree] n. sadness, pain, suffering The pain in my teeth gave me such misery.  satisfactions [sat is FAK shuhnz] n. feelings of pleasure or of being content Being a teacher gives me many satisfactions; one is the pleasure of helping others learn.  triumph [TRY uhmf] n. win, victory, success Being able to reach the top of the mountain was a great triumph.  virtue [VER choo] n. goodness, good quality a person has Honesty is one virtue Ann has; friendliness is another.  volume [VAHL yoom] n. book The fact you need is not in this volume; it is in the other book.

6  If a small cone costs a dollar and a large cone is doubly costly, how much is it?  What are some things you have to do when fulfilling your duties at home?  3. Is a fake diamond a genuine jewel?  4. If your dreams come true, would you feel misery?  5. What is an activity that gives you many satisfactions?  6. If a team loses a game, is it a triumph?  7. What quality do you think is an important virtue in people?  8. Where is a good place to go if you need to find a certain volume?

7  WWII began in 1939  USA entered the war December 1941, after Japan attacked Pearl Harbor  President Franklin Roosevelt moved Japanese people to concentration camps in 1942  Yoshiko Uchida spent most of her life in such camps  Letters are used to create hope for the people who are writing them  To keep contact with the outside world  Have someone know what is going on

8  Born in California  Parents came from Japan  When the USA entered the war, she and her parents were forced to live in prison camp  She was proud of her heritage  Wrote for children and adults  Wrote two autobiographies and fiction about her war experience

9  Pg-477 what sorts of things would you write about to friends? Formal or informal?  what language here is informal? 5) What details about his surroundings make the letter writer feel as if he is in a prison?  Would you say the author’s style is informal or formal? Explain

10  Respond: what did you find most difficult about Jimbo’s situation?  Recall: Name some rights that Jimbo and his family have lost

11  Literature work book (pg-12) Complete question 1 and 2  Literature workbook (pg-13)  Complete question 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11, 14, 15, 18

12  Around this time of the letter  Fitzgerald’s wife was very ill  He was worried about work and money  His book was not doing well  The time of the Great Depression  He never believed in happiness which is reflected on his comment

13  What kinds of advice do parents give to their kids?

14  Fitzgerald advices his daughter to live a virtuous life and develop her talents.  With a humorous tone, he lists things she should worry about and things not to worry about.  He ends the letter with a humorous instruction for her not to call him “Pappy”  He told her that he would call her “Egg” if she calls him “Pappy”

15 What does the picture tells us? They are affectionate Is there anything about the letter that looks unusual? It contains lists, not regular paragraphs Is Fitzgerald using a formal or informal language? Both: formal “documentation” informal “the bottom of the White Cat” Is the author’s style humorous, serious, or both? Both: serious about not being called Pappy but uses a humorous way to letting her know that is displease him

16  How would you react if you receive this letter?  What is Scottie's nickname for her father? How does he feel about this?

17  Write a sentence for each of the words on the list:

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