Pachinko Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Min Jin Lee
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 219 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Book One: Chapter 1 - 4

- The following version of the book was used to create this Study Guide: Lee, Min Jin. Pachinko. Hachette Book Group, 2017.

- Book One: Chapter 1 - Book One: Chapter 4

- Book One is called "Goyang/Hometown" and is set in the year 1910 to 1933.

- An epigraph from Charles Dickens before Chapter One says "home" is a strong word.

- Book One, Chapter 1 is set in Yeongdo, Busan, Korea.

- A fisherman and his wife from Yeongdo decide to start a boarding house.

- Their only son, Hoonie, who survives childhood is born with physical deformities.

- Japan annexes Korea, and the fisherman and his wife take in more lodgers.

- When Hoonie learns to read and write Korean and Japanese and do sums in his head, his parents take him out of school.

- The fisherman and his wife want their son to be...

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