Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarza

Report
Barrio Boy by Ernesto Galarz
a
&
A Day’s Wait by Ernest
Hemingway
The plan….
• Objectives
• Review
– Barrio Boy & A Day’s Wait
– Ernesto Galarza & Ernest Hemingway
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Compare and Contrast
Fill in the Table
Complete the Venn Diagram
Evaluation
– Questions
• Homework
– Unfinished Classwork
• Preview: All Summer in a Day
Objectives
• Students will develop compare and contrast
skills
• Students will demonstrate reading and
listening comprehension skills by completing
graphic organizers
• Barrio Boy tells about an important real event
in the writer’s life.
• A Day’s Wait is the story of an imagined boy
on a single day.
• Ernesto Galarza
» When he was seven years old, Ernesto Galarza
moved form Mexico to California. There his fami
ly harvested crops in the field of Sacramento an
d struggled to make ends meet. Galarza learned
English quickly and won a scholarship for college
.
» Helping farm workers from 1936 to 1947, Galarz
a served as chief of the division of Labor and So
cial information for the Pan-American Union, de
aling with education and labor in Latin America.
When he returned to California, he worked to g
ain rights for farm workers.
Ernest Hemingway
A true adventurer, Ernest Hemingway
based much of his writing on his own
experiences. He served as an ambulance
driver in World War I, worked as a
journalist, traveled the world, and enjoyed
outdoor sports.
Writing about the familiar,
Hemingway’s fiction celebrated his spirit of
adventure. The story “ A Day’s Wait” captures
the quite bravery of many of his characters.
Fiction and Nonfiction
• Fiction is prose writing that tells about imagin
ary characters and events.
– Novels, novellas, and short stories are types of fict
ion.
• Nonfiction is prose writing that presents and e
xplains ideas or tells about REAL people, place
s, objects, or events.
– News articles, essays, and historical accounts are t
ypes of nonfiction.
Both selections are examples
• Barrio Boy
of narrative writing. They
– Nonfiction (narrative) each tell a story with the
following elements.
• About real people
• Has characters
• A narrator that tells the
story.
• Characters, or real people
living the story.
• A Day’s Wait
• Dialogue, or the
– fiction (narrative).
conversations that
• About imaginary charac
characters have
ters
• Has characters
• Story events that make up
the action
Compare and Contrast
Barrio Boy
Real characte
rs
Both
A Day’s Wait
Characters
Imaginary
characters
Title
Author
Style & Genre
Narrator (1st person or 3rd)
Characters
Setting
Where? when?
What is the problem?
Why? Did the character have a problem?
Important Events
Which events make up the action of the story?
What is the solution?
How did the character solve the problem? How wa
s it solved?
Lesson
What did the characters or readers learn?
Evaluation:
How are the stories the same or
similar?
How are the stories different?
Classwork/Homework:
Complete the table and Venn
diagram
Preview:
All Summer in a Day
The End

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