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Beautiful illustrations and tender memories of cultural identity make Kam Mak's story My Chinatown an ideal resource for budding readers learning four vocabulary words in context: fortune, scraps, soar, and victory. Introduce these before reading the story and reinforce context clues by asking kids to raise hands when they hear one of these words. Visual learners may benefit from the graphic organizers linked here, and each word has a set of comprehension questions to encourage connection to familiar ideas.