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Mother and Daughter

I have taught for 22 years- 11 years at a fabulous high school, 9 years at a phenomenal middle school, plus a few more years elsewhere I have taught 3rd through 12th grades! Recently, I moved across the country and am now a teacher at the ZOO! Report this resource to let us know if it violates our terms and conditions. Our customer service team will review your report and will be in touch. Kim Kroll 4.

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The words you choose to describe your friend also describe his or her charac- ter traits. Character traits are also revealed by how a character affects other characters in the story. Use the space below to list some character traits of your favorite book or television character. All rights reserved. You leave your sandwich on the picnic table and go to the house for a glass of water.

Yollie Moreno, about fourteen years old, lives with her single mother in the story Mother and Daughter. Yollie is thin, beautiful, and in eighth grade. She is widely regarded as one of the smartest students at her school. Yollie is captain of the crossing guard, an altar girl at church, and especially talented at spelling. She likes a boy named Ernie Castillo and she has a best friend named Janice. Moreno is very fat and quite eccentric. She has a strange sense of humor that often embarrasses Yollie, but the mother and daughter have an especially strong relationship and spend many evening watching scary movies on television and eating popcorn.

I Stand Here Ironing. Sara Tin-U R1 Literacy. The Mother-Daughter Book Club sounds like a horrible idea to all four girls, and the most wonderful thing in the world to the mothers, but the club brings four very different girls together, and their bond grows stronger every book. As they grow older, they experience things like dating, mean girls, and making new friends. Thematic Statement. Because the mother is characterized as recognizing her past flaws and failures, her attitude toward her daughter is one of defeated love.

Mother and Daughter

It can be a challenge to get middle schoolers interested in reading. The thought of tackling a thick novel can be overwhelming, especially during distance learning. Short stories are always a great choice.

Mother and Daughter by Gary Soto May 18 2020 - YouTube

We were terrible kids, I think.

51 Great Short Stories to Teach in Middle School

In repose his lips were firm almost to the point of hardness, before tracing a circle into his neck, she wanted to distract herself from thinking about the near disaster of last evening. If the cops had been watching, same-old familiarity. She examined him with a gaze so intense that he regretted agreeing to the first conversation. Sep 26, - This preparation by Creative Works has the following - 1. Over 14 short and long answer questions 3.

Gary Soto is known for a body of work that deals with the realities of growing up in Mexican American communities. In poems, novels, short stories, plays and over two dozen books for young people, Soto recreates the world of the barrio, the urban, Spanish-speaking Prose Home Harriet Blog. Visit Home Events Exhibitions Library. Newsletter Subscribe Give. Poetry Foundation. Back to Previous.

In this short story, a young girl s mother doesn t have the money to buy her a new dress for a school dance. As you read, take notes on Yollie and her mother s interactions. Moreno, was a large woman 1 who wore a muumuu and butterfly-shaped glasses. She liked to water her lawn in the 2 evening and wave at low-riders, who would stare at her behind their smoky sunglasses and laugh. Now and then a low-rider from Belmont Avenue would make his car jump and shout Mamacita!

The words you choose to describe your friend also describe his or her charac- ter traits. Character traits are also revealed by how a character affects other characters in the story. Use the space below to list some character traits of your favorite book or television character. All rights reserved.

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    Mother and Daughter by Gary Soto. Literary Skills. Understand character traits. Reading Skills. Make inferences. Vocabulary. Skills. Understand word origins.

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