Presentation on theme: "The Chi-lin Purse by Linda Fang Hsiang-ling was a spoiled young girl, but on her wedding day, she gave a purse full of riches from her mother to a less."— Presentation transcript:
The Chi-lin Purse by Linda Fang Hsiang-ling was a spoiled young girl, but on her wedding day, she gave a purse full of riches from her mother to a less fortunate bride getting married on the same day. Later, Hsiang-ling was separated from her husband and son after a horrible storm. She found work taking care of a spoiled young boy in a wealthy home. The boys mother turned out to be the poor bride Hsiang-ling had helped so long ago. The mother was so greatful that she split her familys fortune with Hsiang-ling and helped her find her husband and son.
Skill Lessons Genre Folk Tale Comprehension Compare and Contrast (PB 73, 77, 78) Sequence (PB 76) Words to Know Vocabulary (PB 74) Word Structure (PB 75) Research and Study Skills Textbook/Trade Book (PB 79-80)
Genre Folk tales are stories or legends that are told over and over from one generation to the next. They usually started as stories that were memorized and told out loud.
Compare and Contrast When you compare and contrast things you tell how they are alike or different. Sometimes clue words point out comparisons and contrasts, but not always. You can compare and contrast different things you read about with one another, and also with what you already know.
Sequence Sequence is the order in which events happen in a selection. When you read, think about what comes first, next, and last. Several events can occur at the same time. Words such as meanwhile and during give clues that two events are happening at the same time.
Words to Know Astonished Behavior Benefactor Distribution Gratitude Procession Recommend Sacred Traditions
Benefactor Person who has given money or kindly help
Distribution The act of giving some to each, of dividing and giving out in shares
Gratitude Kindly feeling because of a favor received; desire to do a favor in return; thankfulness
Procession Something that moves forward; persons marching or riding
Recommend To speak in favor of; suggest favorably
Sacred Worthy of reverence; not to be violated or disregarded
Traditions Customs or beliefs handed down from generation to generation
Word Structure (PB 75) Greek and Latin roots are used in many English words. When you find a word you dont know, recognizing the root can help you figure out its meaning. The Latin word bene means well or good, as in beneficial, benefit, and benefactor. The Latin word gratus means pleasing, as in gratitude and grateful.
Textbook/Trade Book (PB 79-80) A textbook usually teaches one subject, such as social studies or math. Textbooks contain chapter titles, headings, subheadings, and vocabulary words. A trade book is any book that is not a textbook, a periodical, or a reference book.
Daily Fix-It Six years ago, she gives away her weding gift. Were that girl mean or just spoiled. Today families spends years planning a childs' wedding.
Daily Fix-It Ever detail should be prefect. A purse are a bag for mony. Today most women carried a purse for small ojects.
Daily Fix-It Purses is often made of manufactured materiels or fabric. A plastic handbag may appeer to be made of lether Yesterday the bride sitted on a sedan chare.
Daily Fix-It Everyone celebrated at the Grand feast?