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Chinatown. by William Low. Vocabulary for Chinatown. About the Book. CHINATOWN Written and illustrated by William Low. The author _____________. writes the stories. The illustrator _________. draws the pictues.

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Chinatown

by

William Low

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Vocabulary

for

Chinatown

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About the Book

CHINATOWN

Written and illustrated byWilliam Low

The 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.

genre realistic fiction
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
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Meet the Author:

William Low

  • 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.
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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.
celebrations
celebrations
  • Celebrations -joyous gatherings, usually to mark important events

New Year’s is one of the many celebrations enjoyed by the people in Chinatown.

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develop

develop - to make something better; improve

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

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furious

  • furious - very angry

These bears are furiouswith each other!

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graceful

  • graceful -lovely way of moving

This ballet dancer is very graceful as she leaps through the air.

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grocery store

  • grocery store - a shop that sells food and household goods

WE enjoy shopping for fresh fruit in the grocery store.

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students

  • students - people who go to school

These students are making get well cards for a sick classmate.

grade 2 theme 2 chinatown vocabulary review
Grade 2, Theme 2ChinatownVocabulary Review
  • Celebrations- joyous gatherings, usually to mark important events
  • develop - to make something better, improve
  • furious - very angry
  • graceful - lovely way of moving
  • grocery store - a shop that sells food and household goods
  • students - people who go to school
these apple blossoms will into apples

develop

celebrations

graceful

furious

students

grocery store

These apple blossoms will ________ into apples.
many think swans are the most bird

develop

furious

grocery store

students

celebrations

graceful

Many think swans are the most ___________ bird.
we independence day with fireworks displays
We _____________ Independence Day with fireworks displays.

graceful

grocery store

furious

celebrations

develop

students

kroger is the newest in our town
Kroger is the newest ____________ in our town.

furious

celebrations

students

grocery store

graceful

develop

the are enjoying their new computer lab
The ___________ are enjoying their new computer lab.

grocery store

celebrations

furious

students

develop

graceful

mom was when i said i was not going to do homework before i went out to play
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
Match the meaning to the word.
  • joyous gatherings, usually to mark important events
  • to make something better, improve
  • very angry
  • lovely way of moving
  • a shop that sells food and household goods
  • people who go to school

D

graceful___

furious___

develop___

students ____

grocery store___

celebrations____

C

B

F

E

A

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The End

Enjoy your story.

Anne Miller

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Vocabulary for Chinatown

Next two slides are vocabulary words that students will need for more understanding of the story.

other vocabulary
Other Vocabulary:
  • tai chi- an ancient kind of exercise
  • graceful- smooth or beautiful in motion
  • cobbler- a person whose work is repairing or making shoes
  • arrive- to come to a place
  • favorite- one that is liked best
  • medicinal- used to cure pain or illness
  • musty- damp or moldy
  • herbs- plants valued for their use in medicine or cooking
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seafood- fish or shellfish from the sea used for food
  • sizzles- makes hissing sounds
  • crackle- make cracking or snapping sounds
  • woks- metal pans with rounded bottoms used for frying and steaming
  • clang- make a metallic ringing sound
  • barely- only just
  • furious- very angry
  • kung fu- a Chinese system of self-defense, similar to karate
  • develop- to help in the growth of, make stronger
links for the story
Links for the story

Great site for things about Chinatown in San Francisco.

  • http://www.theschoolbell.com/Links/Chinatown/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
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)
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1. Details2. Details
  • DetailsPracticeChinatown morning message
  • Language Based Activities
  • Verbs that tell about nowPresent-Tense Verbs; Combining Sentences with Verbs
  • Past-Tense VerbsPast-Tense Verbs Has, Have, HadForms of Have Am, Is, Are, Was, WereForms of Be Contractions Contraction Matching Test Tutor - Contractions