Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Fish Cheeks

No description
by

Cindy Leisure

on 25 September 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Fish Cheeks

FISH CHEEKS
The Menu
Prawns, Slimy Cod, Tofu, Squid
Culture Differences
Burping in Chinese culture after dinner is a sign of gratitude for a great meal.
Burping in American culture at the dinner table is considered rude and frowned upon.
Do Now
In your Reader's Journal, write a paragraph answering the question below:
Have you ever been embarrassed by your family, language, culture, or identity? If yes, explain. If no, describe a time when you felt different than those around you.
shabby
lacked
proper
outdone
appalling
resembled
grunted
despair
murmured
grimaced
astonished
muster
begging or trying to convince
pleaded
part of speech: verb
to ask for something in a serious and emotional way;
to try to prove (a case) in a court of law.
1. He begged and pleaded, but she would not change her mind.
2. She couldn't afford a lawyer to plead her case.
3. “How do you plead?” asked the judge.
4. “We plead guilty, Your Honor.”
5. He agreed to plead to a lesser charge of manslaughter.
appeal request
beg urge
demand petition
implore claim
solicit call for
beseech

refuse
answer
decide
punish
reply
sentence
Your name
Date
Class Period
Purpose for Reading:
Fish Cheeks, by Amy Tan - Handout

An
autobiography
is the story of a person's life written by that very person.
It is written in first-person point of view using pronouns I, me, we, etc. in the narration.
Diaries, letters, journals, and memoirs are kinds of autobiographical writing.
A
biography
is the story of a person's life written by another person.
It is written in third-person point of view, using the pronouns she, her, etc. in the narration.

Focus: Sensory language and elements of nonfiction text.
Let's read along as we listen to"Fish Cheeks"

In your own words, summarize the lesson Amy Tan learns from this experience. Use text evidence to support your response.



Autobiographies are written in first-person POV, are nonfiction, and about the writer's life or a single event in their life. Identify clues from the text that help you identify the narrator's perspective.


After reading "Fish Cheeks," what sensory details did you notice? Write down five phrases from the text that give you a
sensory image and what sense it appeals to.
.
SLIMY ROCK COD
TOFU
TOFU MEAL
SQUID
S Q U I D
CHINESE CHRISTMAS DINNER
CLASSIC
AMERICAN
CHRISTMAS
DINNER
(TURKEY...)
First things first...

You will complete this activity on the next clean sheet of your
Reader's Journal:








TIMED GRADED ACTIVITY
What would Robert think of our
shabby
Christmas dinner?
What would he think of our noisy Chinese relatives who
lacked
proper American manners?
What would he think of our noisy Chinese relatives who lacked
proper
American manners?
On Christmas Eve I saw that my mother had
outdone
herself in creating a strange menu.
The kitchen was littered with
appalling
mounds
of raw food.
A plate with squid, they're backs crisscrossed with knife markings so they
resembled
bicycle tires.
Robert
grunted
hello, and I pretended he was not worthy of existence.
Watching everyone reach across the table and hearing them burp again and again threw me deeper into
despair
.
My relatives
murmured
with pleasure when my mother brought out the whole steamed fish.
Robert
grimaced
when he saw the whole fish, eyes and all!
The guests were
astonished
when my father belched loudly at the table.
The minister managed to
muster
up a quiet burp.
I will read sentences aloud and you will write YOUR definition of the word based on how it was used in the sentence.
Ready? Now let's look at some vocabulary...
15 M
i
n
u
t
e
s
15 M
i
n
u
t
e
s
15 M i n u t e s
10
M
I
N
U
T
E
S
10
M
I
N
U
T
E
S
10 MINUTE QUICKWRITE
Today
We will read text written by Amy Tan titled "Fish Cheeks"
(Handout)
1. Summarize:
2. Identify Elements of an Autobiographical Piece:
3. Sensory Language:
http://www.gcssd.org/webpages/HCastano/files/9-03%20fish%20cheeks%201.m4a
Full transcript