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Boom Town. Written by Sonia Levitin Illustrated by John Sandford Skill: Realism and Fantasy Genre: Historical Fiction Author’s Purpose:. Words to Know. boom business coins fetched laundry mending pick skillet spell. More Words to Know bustle nuggets prospector. boom

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Boom town

Boom Town

Written by Sonia Levitin

Illustrated by John Sandford

Skill: Realism and Fantasy

Genre: Historical Fiction

Author’s Purpose:


Words to Know

  • boom

  • business

  • coins

  • fetched

  • laundry

  • mending

  • pick

  • skillet

  • spell



  • boom

  • having fast growth


Business work done to earn a living

business work done to earn a living


Coins round pieces of metal used as money
coins round pieces of metal used as money


Fetched went and got something
fetched went and got something


Laundry a room or building where clothes are washed and ironed
laundry a room or building where clothes are washed and ironed


Mending sewing that repairs a hole or tear
mendingsewing that repairs a hole or tear


pick

a tool with a heavy metal bat pointed at one or both ends, having a long, wooden handle


Skillet

a type of frying pan


Spell a period of time
Spella period of time







The miner used his pick

While digging for gold.







Ma uses a skillet to fry

bacon for breakfast.






Let’s review our words. Watch carefully because they will flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


boom flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


business flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


coins flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


fetched flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


laundry flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


mending flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


pick flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


skillet flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


spell flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


Spelling words
Spelling Words flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


Review questions p 18 23
Review Questions flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.p.18-23

  • What state are they going to?

  • Where do they live?

  • Who tells stories about striking it rich?

  • How does the family keep the house clean?

  • Where do the gooseberries grow?

  • Why are Billy, Joe and Ted laughing at Amanda?


Review questions p 24 35
Review Questions flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.p.24-35

  • What did the boys hit the pie with?

  • Why does Pa call Amanda “Queen of the Kitchen”?

  • How much did the miners pay Pa for a slide of pie?

  • Who is having a new baby?

  • What does Peddler Pete decide to open up?

  • Name the businesses have opened up so far in the town at the end of the story.


GREAT JOB! flash on the screen for just a moment. We will clap as we spell the word.


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