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Friday, 5 May 2017

basket boats

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Title:Basket boats

Author:Jill MacGregor

Summary of the story:
How do you make the boat or earth paint?
  • To make a thung chai the builder's begin by cutting long poles of green bamboo from the forest.



Facts: (Write something that you found wow and interesting).
A large fleet of  colourful wooden fishing boats is moored the bay near the village.

Wow:
  • I’m wowed about every six month or so,a sticky resin from a special tree is smeared over the inside and outside of the thung chai

Interesting:
  • Thanh’s father has painted the number 7976 on his thung chai to match the registration number of his fishing boat.


Vocabulary (Choose 2 words you didn’t know, google them and write their definitions here)

  1. Dusk     is the sunset
  2. Moored     a moored is a type of boat

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