Letter from a Concentration Camp & Letter to Scottie By Yoshiko Uchida & F. Scott Fitzgerald Week 8 Part 2
The plan…. • Objectives • Review • Vocabulary • About the Selection • Background Information for Letter from a Concentration Camp & Letter to Scottie • Reading Skill • Authors’ Styles • Listen to the Stories • Practice • Workbook page 12 • Evaluation • Workbook pages 13, 14, 15 • Preview
Objectives • Students will analyze and respond to author’s style in fiction and non-fiction selections • Students will compare the effect of the authors’ style in their letters
Vocabulary Use the following words in an original sentence OR give the definition or a synonym • Actual adj. _____________________________________ • Barrack n. _____________________________________ • Betrayed v. ____________________________________ • Composed v.____________________________________ • Satisfactions n. _________________________________ • Triumph n. _____________________________________ • Virtue n. _______________________________________ • Volume n.______________________________________
Background Letters and War • Letters are important for people in difficult situations to have contact with the outside world • Letters from a Concentration Camp is about the Japanese and Japanese Americans that were taken from their homes and put into camps • Letter to Scottie is a letter from a father to a daughter during the time of the Great Depression with advice about life
Read the Story • Open your books to page 476 • Listen and follow along to the different stories • Every time a listening selection ends you will answer some questions • Any other words you find in the reading that you do not know, come write them on the board!
Questions, p477 • What type of language is used in this selection? • How do you know if it is formal or informal? Give examples • What details about his surroundings make the letter writer feel as if he is in a prison?
Questions, p478-9 • Look at the picture at the top of page 478, what do you think these people are feeling? • What is Jimbo’s attitude toward his situation? • What did you find most difficult about Jimbo’s situation? • Why does Jimbo say that “war makes people crazy”? • Why does he mention his lesson about the Bill of Rights? Why did the US deny people hearings before sending them to camps?
Questions, p480-2 • Why is this letter straightforward and uncomplicated? • Which “don’t worry” items have to do with competition? • What is the author’s style of the letter? • What would you do if you received this letter? • What are their nicknames and how do they feel about them? • How is their relationship? How do you know? What’s your relationship with your father like?
Practice • Open your workbooks to page 12 and complete
Evaluation • Complete the selection test • Workbook pages 13, 14, 15
Preview • Complete workbook pages!
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