Author: LenseyNamioka Genre: Realistic Fiction Big Question: How can we understand and appreciate our cultural differences?
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Vocabulary Words More Words to Know Vocabulary Words • disgraced • progress • promoted • relish • retreat • revolting • unison • consumption • etiquette • impolite • embarrassed • honor • rude
Today we will learn about: • Build Concepts • Compare and Contrast • Visualize • Build Background • Vocabulary • Fluency: Tone of Voice • Grammar: Commas • Spelling: Easily Confused Words • Customs
Fluency: Tone of Voice • Listen as I read “Yangs’ Thanksgiving.” • As I read, notice how I use different tones of voice to express displeasure, embarrassment, and other emotions. • Be ready to answer questions after I finish.
Fluency: Tone of Voice • How do American and Chinese customs concerning whom to serve first at dinner differ? • How do American and Chinese attitudes toward old age differ?
Concept Vocabulary • embarrassed– uneasy and ashamed • honor– virtue; privilege; source of credit • rude – with bad manners; impolite
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Build BackgroundIdentify the elements that make up a culture. Culture
Prior Knowledge • This week’s audio explores Chinese table etiquette. After you listen, we will discuss the similarities and differences between Chinese table etiquette and our table etiquette.
Vocabulary Words • disgraced– to have caused a loss of honor or respect • progress– an advance or growth; development; improvement • promoted– raised in rank, condition of importance • relish– a side dish to add flavor to food
Vocabulary Words • retreat– the act of withdrawing • revolting– disgusting; repulsive • unison– together; as one
More Words to Know • consumption – the process of using up • etiquette– the customary rules of behavior in a society • impolite – not polite; having or showing bad manners; rude
the lin family needed advise on american customs • The Lin family needed advice on American customs. • mrsgleason whom is megs mother set at the table • Mrs. Gleason, who is Meg’s mother, sat at the table.
Commas • “Do try some of the celery, Mrs. Lin,” she said. • Commas set off elements in a sentence to make writing clear. • In this sentence, commas set off a noun of direct address and separate the quotation from the rest of the sentence.
Commas • Commasare used in compound sentences, after the greeting and closing in a letter, and in series of three or more words, phrases, or sentences. Here are other uses of commas:
Commas • After an introductory word or phrase, such as well, yes, or by the way: • By the way, I want to stop at the store before I come home. • To set off a noun of direct address: • Mrs. Lin, please try the celery. I asked you, Max, to come with us.
Commas • After a dependent clause at the beginning of a sentence: • Because he was shy, Tom was uncomfortable meeting new people. • Before and/or after an appositive—a noun or noun phrase describing another noun: • The waiter, a refined gentlemen, wore a tuxedo.
Commas • Before and after interrupting words or phrases: • Prawns, as you may know, are shrimp. • Between a day of the week and a month and between a date and a year: • The party is Saturday, June 1. Their wedding was on December 12, 2007.
Commas • Between the street address and the city and between the city and the state in an address. Do not use a comma before the ZIP code: • 99 North High, Beliot, WI 53511
CommasAdd commas where they are needed. • Saturday September 6 • Saturday, September 6 • Dear Meg • Dear Meg, • O’Fallon Illinois 62269 • O’Fallon, Illinois 62269
CommasAdd commas where they are needed. • Meg how are you? • Meg, how are you? • This summer by the way we will go to China for a month. • This summer, by the way, we will go to China for a month.
CommasAdd commas where they are needed. • Mrs. Gleason may we go out for dinner? • Mrs. Gleason, may we go out for dinner? • Mother took me shopping for new jeans school supplies and shoes • Mother took me shopping for new jeans, school supplies, and shoes.
CommasAdd commas where they are needed. • Because Mom took the car to work Dad and I rode the bus. • Because Mom took the car to work, Dad and I rode the bus. • My father a very intelligent man is an engineer. • My father, a very intelligent man, is an engineer.
CommasAdd commas where they are needed. • When he was sixteen my brother tried out for the baseball team. • When he was sixteen, my brother tried out for the baseball team. • We lived at 111 Oak Street Lansing Michigan. • We lived at 111 Oak Street, Lansing, Michigan.
CommasAdd commas where they are needed. • Sir, may I have another napkin please? • Sir, may I have another napkin, please?
Today we will learn about: • Context Clues • Compare and Contrast • Visualize • Draw Conclusions • Vocabulary • Fluency: Echo Reading • Grammar: Commas • Spelling: Easily Confused Words • Social Studies: Chopsticks • Social Studies: Chinese Immigration • Customs
Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues Turn to Page 700 - 701.
Fluency: Echo Reading • Turn to page 714, paragraphs 1-3. • As I read, notice how my voice changes to express the girl’s emotional pain and the mother’s concern. • We will practice as a class doing three echo readings.
when his english improved mrlin was promoted by the personal manager • When his English improved, Mr. Lin was promoted by the personnel manager. • the smells of mrslinschinese dinner would envelope the room • The smells of Mrs. Lin’s Chinese dinner would envelop the room.
Commas • Commas are used to set off elements in sentences, such as introductory words or phrases, nouns of direct address, appositives, and interrupting words or phrases. • Commas tell readers where to pause. They also make writing easier to read.