Students will need: Reading Textbook, Practice Book, and a pencil What does the name Gold Mountain tell you about the way Chinese immigrants thought of the United States? Does Angel Averted means Island thatfeel they like looked a away from the welcoming place luktoyi.Kai on this first morning there? What game are the boys in the yard playing? How do you know? Let’s start to fill in the graphic organizer on page 19 of our Practice Book. (Next Slide) Angel Island Kai and Young The boys follow the same routine day after day as they wait to be questioned by immigration officers. What kind of life do you think Kai expected to find in Gold Mountain? Contrast the mood in the barracks on days when someone was allowed to leave tha go to San Francisco with days when people were sent back to China. What feelings did the old man’s poem express about Angel Island? Keeping track of a story’s characters, setting, and plot events will help you better understand what you read. Let’s continue filling in Practice Book page 19. (next slide) Kai waits for his interrogation but it doesn’t take place. He reads the old man’s sad poem and feels lonely. While playing basketball, Kai and Young trick the guard. They gather plums from the tree. Why was Kai so excited to see the plum tree? Explain how Kai and Young got the plums. After five weeks, Kai still believed that he would make it to the United States. What does this tell you about his character? How many Why did Young people look were envious involved when in Kai’sheinterrogation? saw Kai leave for What his were interrogation? their roles? What do you think Kai’s interrogator was trying to determine about him by asking the questions he did? What do you thefelt adults in Compare thethink way Kai at the the room thought about Kai’s in beginning of his interrogation, response to the about the middle of it,question and at the end. the chairs? Why? Did Kai feel better after his interrogation? Why or why not? Why did Kai bow solemnly to each person before he left Angel Island? Why do you think Young wouldn’t say goodbye to Kai? Would you have felt the same way? It is time for Kai’s interrogation. The interrogator begins to ask tricky questions. Kai begins to become bold as he answers them. After waiting for days, Kai finds out he will be allowed to join his father. How is Kai’s memory of Angel Island in the second paragraph on page 126 like a summary? What are some of the different emotions that Kai and his father must have felt as the ferry approached the dock? Did the story turn out the way you predicted? Why or why not? Kai leaves Angel Island for San Francisco. He meets his father at the dock. He finally feels that he has arrived at Gold Mountain.