Student-ed.Amigo-Brothers-and-Scholarship-Jacket-Written-Response-Questions

					                            "The Scholarship Jacket" Written Responses
      Short Responses
      Answer the following questions based on your knowledge of the story. Use notebook paper if necessary.

1.Explain how you can tell that this story is told from the first-person point of view. Give two examples from the
story to support your explanation.



2. Why does Martha's grandfather feel that the jacket is not for scholarship if he has to pay for it? Give an
     example from the story to support your answer.



3.Explain how "The Scholarship Jacket" would be different if the story were told from Grandpa's point of
      view. Give two examples from the story to support your explanation.



4. Why does Martha want the scholarship jacket so much? Provide one example to support your answer.


Extended Responses
     Answer one of the following questions based on your knowledge of the story. Write one or two
     paragraphs. Use notebook paper if necessary.

5.What evidence supports the idea that Martha will be a success when she grows up? List two examples from
the story that support your answer.




6.Explain why Marta Salinas chose to tell this story from the first-person point of view. Explain your answer
      using two examples from the story.




7. At Martha's school, the top student gets a beautiful gold and green jacket.
       Explain why students should be awarded for academic achievement. Use two examples from the story
       to make your point.
                    "The Amigo Brothers" Written Responses
       Short Responses
       Answer the following questions based on your knowledge of the story. Use notebook paper if
       necessary.

           1. Describe the contrast in looks between Felix and Antonio.




           2. How can you tell that Felix and Antonio respect each other? Give one example from the
               story to support your answer.




           3. Explain why you think Felix and Antonio are such good friends. List two examples from
               the story to support your answer.




           4. Explain why Felix and Antonio are more similar than different from each other. Give two
               examples from the story to support your answer.



       Extended Responses
       Answer one of the following questions based on your knowledge of the story. Write one or two
       paragraphs.

5. Tell what Felix and Antonio value the most when they compete. Provide two examples from the story
    to support your answer.




6. Explain how the title fits the theme of the story. Give two examples from the story to support your
    answer.

				
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