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1 By Sandra Cisneros

2 Objectives Identify qualities of characters Connect the story to prior knowledge

3 Connect to your Life The character in the story has just turned 11 years old. What was turning 11 like for you? Or, what will it be like for you? Use the diagram on page 26 to fill in the bubbles.

4 Build Background The author of the story states that she sometimes feels 11 years old as an adult. She didn’t like school because of what others seen on the outside.

5 Except Prep. To exclude something or someone I enjoy watching the Olympics except when the U.S.A does not win.

6 sudden Adj. Happening without Warning It was a sudden shock, when my car crashed into a tree.

7 invisible Adj. Impossible to see; not visible The freaky, invisible man did not have a face.

8 Expect v. To look forward to something that is likely to occur. I expect to earn straight A’s because I worked really hard this trimester.

9 Etymology-Study of the history and meaning of words The English language is a melting pot. Indian Salvadorian African

10 Etiquette Noun: An acceptable behavior, having good manners. Adopted from the French language The Lin family did not know the proper etiquette while in the French restaurant.

11 Prefixes/Base Words/Suffixes Pre- = before Examples: preheat = heat before preview =view before premature = mature before appropriate timing

12 Turn to page 27

13 Complete page and complete the literary analysis


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