Today’s Lesson: Culture• Mark Roll• Lesson Outline• Why? Syllabus, task• Task today: Analysis & Response to chapter 20• Looking Back at chapter 19• Reading Chapter 20.• Writing up your response to chapter 20.
Syllabus link• Student questions, challenges and evaluates cultural assumptions in texts and their effects on meaning.• Student transfers understanding of language concepts into new and different contexts .
YEAR 10 ENGLISH SPEECH TASK• In your speech you will need to look at issues in your own novel.• In class today will discus and work as individuals to expand on issues in a common text• You need to work on your presentation skills and audience skills.
Writing it Up!• Summary: Three important events.• Quotes: Three Quotes• Vocabulary: A difficult word defined.• Let’s look at a chapter 19 chapter analysis.
Chapter 19 Summary: Tomato Day!• Josie and her family have a tradition that they have to make their own pasta and sauce to go with it, this is when the whole tomato thing comes into place every year on a specific day all the family comes together and they pick tomatoes for the sauce, they squash them by hand and then cook them and then squash them again.• Robert and I call this day “Wog day” or “National Wog day”. Nonna and Zia started to tell the story about Marcus Sandford and how he helped them with the garden while the men where at camp.• This chapter reveals that Josie and her family get on very well when they aren’t fighting and telling others what to do and how to do it, we also get to see that Josie’s family loves to carry out tradition.
Important Quotations• "I thought that maybe if I spoke to someone they would feel sorry for us and send u back one man. Maybe all out husbands." (pg 174)• "Marcus walked through holding something in his arms. He was crying. I was crying. Patrizia was crying. We walked towards him looking at what he had in his arms." (pg 175)• "Like all tomato days we had spaghetti that night. Made by our own hands. A tradition that well never let go. A tradition that I probably will never let go of either, simply because like religion, culture is nailed into you so deep you cant escape it. No matter how far you run." (pg 175)
Definition of difficult words encountered• reminiscing - to recall past experiences or events
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