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Seventh Grade – Gary Soto

Seventh Grade – Gary Soto 


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Answer the following questions about Seventh Grade.


Question Answer
What background information do you learn about Victor? He really likes Teresa, and will do anything to be with her.
When the boys scowl, the girls look at them. What might the girls be thinking? “Why are they doing that with their faces, Their so weird, they are trying so hard to impress up”
What obstacles are getting in the way of Victor making Teresa “his girl”? First obstacle is that Teresa doesn’t notice him that much . Second obstacle is that he is in French class and he is trying to show Teresa that does it which he does not.
How does the tension increase now that Victor and Teresa are in the same class together? The tension increases a lot because the more victor see’s teresa the more he wants to impress him.
Why did the teacher turn his back and walk to the blackboard? The teacher turned his back because he knew the victor didn’t actually know how to speak french.
The French teacher, Mr. Bueller, realises that Victor is faking his knowledge of French, yet he does not let on about it. What impression does Mr. Bueller’s action tell you about him as a person and as a teacher? Mr. Bueller is a teacher who loves to teach French, but he doesn’t like wasting his time on students who actually want to learn french.

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