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.
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
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