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					              CHINATOWN
     Written and illustrated by   William Low
                 writes the stories.
     The author _____________
                        draws the
     The illustrator _________ 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.
                          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
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.
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
develop - to
 make
 something
 better;
 improve

They want to develop the land across
from our school into a new
neighborhood.
   furious


• furious -
  very angry



These bears are furious with each
other!
  graceful


• graceful -
  lovely way
  of moving


This ballet dancer is very graceful
as she leaps through the air.
 grocery store
                         • grocery
                           store - a
                           shop that
                           sells food
                           and
                           household
                           goods

WE enjoy shopping for fresh fruit in
the grocery store.
           • students - people
students     who go to school



                  These
                  students are
                  making get
                  well cards
                  for a sick
                  classmate.
            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
develop
celebrations
graceful
furious
students
grocery store


These apple blossoms will
________ into apples.
                    develop
                    furious
                    grocery store
                    students
                    celebrations
                    graceful
Many think swans are the most
___________ bird.
We _____________ Independence
   Day with fireworks displays.

                  graceful
                  grocery store
                  furious
                  celebrations
                  develop
                  students
                   furious
                   celebrations
                   students
                   grocery store
                   graceful
                   develop

Kroger is the newest ____________
in our town.
                     grocery store
                     celebrations
                     furious
                     students
                     develop
                     graceful

The ___________ are enjoying their
new computer lab.
Mom was _______ when I said I was
not going to do homework before I
went out to play.

                        develop
                        furious
                        grocery store
                        students
                        graceful
                        celebrations
Match the meaning to the word.

graceful ___
         D          A. joyous gatherings, usually
                      to mark important events
furious ___
         C          B. to make something better,

develop ___           improve
         B
                    C. very angry
          F
students ____       D. lovely way of moving
                    E. a shop that sells food and
               E
grocery store ___
                      household goods
              A
celebrations ____   F. people who go to school
Anne Miller
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.
• http://www.theschoolbell.com/Links/Chi
  natown/title.html
Home for this site:
  http://www.theschoolbell.com/contents.
  html
Information on the story for Teachers
• http://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)
•   Chinatown Vocabulary 1
•   Chinatown Vocabulary 2
•   Chinatown Vocabulary 3Building prefixes
•   Prefix Catch
•   Constructing Prefixes
•   BBC - Schools - KS2 Bitesize Revision - English
•   (Prefixes and Suffixes)
•   1. Details

  2. Details
• Details
  Practice
  Chinatown morning message
• Language Based Activities
•
•   Verbs that tell about now
  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

				
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