Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Reading Ch.4 of Down These Mean Streets

     5- Comments
           1. I thought Piri lived next to his spanish friends.
           2. I just noticed that when Piri says In a, Piri wrote it as "Inna".
           3. Piri wrote "SOB like Steinbeck, he put all of the words together             and instead of "of" he put av.
           4. I can't believe that Piri's dad slapped him in the face when he             got tar in his eyes.
           5. It's funny how Piri took advantage of how he was in the
            hospital just to get some roller skates.
     4- Questions
           1. Why did Piri's dad slap him?
           2. Did Rocky help Piri for he won't get in trouble?
           3. How was Piri able to tell that his dad smiled when he had the
              bandages on?
           4. In the next chapter is it going to skip his time in the hospital?
     3- Vocabulary
           1. Asphalt- a mixture of such substances with gravel, crushed
            rock, or the like, used for paving.
     2- Literary Terms
           1. Direct Characterization- Piri said that Rocky is a fighter
            because when Rocky was bleeding from his nose he sniffed
            instead of wiping his nose.
     1- Overview Sentence
           1. The introduction of Piri's new neighborhood, and the Italian

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