China Silk and weaving (draw loom)
Silk Keywords: • Cultivation-the act of preparing land and growing crops by plowing, planting, and necessary care • Trade-an exchange • Production-something that is produced • Invent-to make up; think up • Obtain-to hold; possess
Weaving Key Words: • Woof- yarn or thread running from side to side on the loom. • Heddle- one of two sets of string on the loom • Warp- to bend or move an object • Weave- to form (threads or strips) into a thing or fabric • Loom- a machine for weaving string or yarn into cloth
A Little Show • We present to you a little skit about Arachne and Athena. • The parts will be played by: • Arachne: Colleen E. Athena: Kayleigh D. • Narrator: Meaghan E. • This story takes place in Ancient China B.C. • Shee, Shee!!! (thank you)
Colleen’s Websites • www.google.com • www.culturegrams.com • www.askjeeves.com • www.groiler.com • www.worldbookonline.com
Kayleigh’s Websites • www.askjeeves.com • www.groiler.com • www.worldbookonline.com • www.google.com
Shee, Shee!!! • Thank you! We hope you enjoyed our presentation!!!