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Short Stories

Short Stories

Author: Breanne Scears

The students will be able read and comprehend the short story Barrio Boy. 

The students will be able to identify the challenges of a foreign boy and the obstacles that he must overcome. 

The students will be able to collaborate and demonstrate understanding of the the new vocabulary terms and use them in sentences. 

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Barrio Boy

This is the story of a boy growing up very poor in Mexico. Ernesto and his mother struggle to make a better life for themselves and, eventually, migrate to the United States in search of a brighter future.


Summary of short story

Barrio Boy Story Link

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