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The Scholarship Jacket by Marta Salinas Review
1. What is the scholarship jacket? It’s a jacket given to the student who has earned the highest grades for eight years.
She learns that she might not receive the scholarship jacket even though she has the highest grades.
He tells her that the jacket will cost fifteen dollars this year.
Grandpa says he will not pay the fifteen dollars.
She says that her grandfather won’t pay the fifteen dollars.
Marta expects to receive the jacket because she has the highest grades in school. The jacket is important because Marta has worked hard for it.
Mr. Schmidt and Mr. Boone are arguing about who should receive the scholarship jacket. Mr. Schmidt is angry because Mr. Boone wants him to lie or falsify records.
Joann’s father wants his daughter to receive it. He is a powerful man on the school board. The other members of the school board do not want to make him angry, so they go along with his proposal.
Grandpa decides not to pay the fifteen dollars. Grandpa means that if the jacket must be bought, it is not an award.
The principal is at first influenced by Joann’s father. Then he learns that Marta’s grandfather believes that paying for the jacket compromises its meaning. The principal agrees.
The jacket should be important to Marta because she has worked hard for it for eight years.
Marta has been raised by her grandparents because her parents were too poor to raise her.
Marta speaks to her grandfather in Spanish because it is the only language he knows.
Read the selection carefully. Look for the selection’s main ideas. Identify details that are essential to the main ideas. In your own words, write the summary, including the main ideas and essential details.