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Mariposa La

It To find out he studies the words in a butterfly book so many times that he can close his eyes and see the black letters but he still can't understand their meaningIllustrated with paintings as deep and rich as the wings of a bu. Through the eyes of an immigrantValuable read Short and simple tale of an immigrant child s first year in an American school as seen through his eyes

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In his first year of school Francisco understands little of what his teacher says But he is drawn to the silent slow moving caterpillar in the jar next to his desk He knows caterpillars turn into butterflies but just how do they do. This book is about a boy Francisco who is from Mexico and is starting the first grade in America As he gets to the school on the bus with his brother he gains a headache due to the increasing volume of kids speaking English and Francisco not being able to understand Once he gets settled in his classroom next to his desk there is a caterpillar which becomes his salvation throughout the school year He is unable to understand his teacher or his classmates which gives him headaches so instead of trying to pay attention to the teacher he day dreams of being with his papa in the fields and focusing on the caterpillar Art becomes his favorite subject and would have a habit of drawing butterflies even got his artwork posted on the board by his teacher He made a friend Arthur who knows a little bit of Spanish but they get in trouble from the teacher since they aren t speaking English One day during recess a bully named Curtis comes storming over claiming that Francisco had his jacket resulting in them getting in a fight What happens with Francisco s artwork from the board what happens with the caterpillar after it cocoons find out by reading this storyThe majority of this book is split between words and pictures One set of pages is just words while the next set is a combination of both words and pictures The pictures are done in a brighter color scheme lots of oranges reds greens and blues The pictures seem to be done by paints but I m not uite sure This story has a couple Spanish words interwoven into the text giving it a authentic type of culturally diverse story At the end of the book a glossary is provided with definitions of the Spanish words that were used which I thought was a really good idea I think this story is a really good example of how Mexican students feel when they get integrated into the American school system They have a very difficult time understanding what s going on they can t speak their home language they have a hard time making friends and they struggle in school and end up falling behind or even words forgotten La Mariposa is a very authentic Mexican story and I really enjoyed the way the story was told in this book and would recommend it to any Spanish speaking students I might have in my classroom His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch pay attention to the teacher he day dreams of being with his The Doctors Dating Bargain papa in the fields and focusing on the caterpillar Art becomes his favorite subject and would have a habit of drawing butterflies even got his artwork The Collection posted on the board by his teacher He made a friend Arthur who knows a little bit of Spanish but they get in trouble from the teacher since they aren t speaking English One day during recess a bully named Curtis comes storming over claiming that Francisco had his jacket resulting in them getting in a fight What happens with Francisco s artwork from the board what happens with the caterpillar after it cocoons find out by reading this storyThe majority of this book is split between words and Whispers of Feathers pictures One set of Entrepreneurial Vernacular pictures The Advanced C Programming by Example pictures are done in a brighter color scheme lots of oranges reds greens and blues The Poslije svega (After, pictures seem to be done by Die Herrenschneiderei paints but I m not uite sure This story has a couple Spanish words interwoven into the text giving it a authentic type of culturally diverse story At the end of the book a glossary is

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Tterfly this honest unsentimental account of a schoolchild's struggle to learn language reveals that our imaginations powerfully sustain us La Mariposa makes a subtle plea for tolerance in our homes our communities and in our schoo. In this book a boy named Francisco is starting the first grade and cannot speak any English He is struggling in the classroom because he cannot understand anything the teacher is saying So he just decides to daydream because listening to the teacher had started giving him headaches Francisco really enjoyed art class because he could draw anything that he wanted to One day the teacher hung one of his drawings up in the board for the class to see but soon it just disappeared Francisco has a fascination with a caterpillar that was located next to his seat in the classroom There was book that he would look at and try to read what the words were saying By the end of the first grade Francisco did not pick up very many English words but he could relate to a few English words and picture This book is from a child s viewpoint about his experience in the first grade and some of the struggles he faced That is true in so many of the school systems in America today The Exploration of the Male Anatomy powerfully sustain us La Mariposa makes a subtle All Night Long (Nannies, pick up very many English words but he could relate to a few English words and

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  • Mariposa La
  • Francisco Jiménez
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  • 13 October 2019
  • 9780756784331

About the Author: Francisco Jiménez

Francisco Jimenez emigrated from Tlauepaue Mexico to California where he worked for many years in the fields with his family He received both his master's degree and his PhD from Columbia University and is now chairman of the Modern Languages and Literature Department at Santa Clara University the setting of much of Reaching Out He is the award winning author of The Circuit Breaking Thr



10 thoughts on “Mariposa La

  1. says:

    Cute

  2. says:

    A beautiful painterly picture book from Francisco Jimenez with illustration by Simon Silva that depicts an immigrant boy's first grade experiences at school Isolated because of his inability to understand English Francisco turns inward to his imagination and later to drawing to escape his situation He takes comfort in watching and caring for a caterpillar his teacher has placed in a jar near his seat We follow his struggles to fit in but we

  3. says:

    This book is about a boy Francisco who is from Mexico and is starting the first grade in America As he gets to the

  4. says:

    I enjoyed reading this book It has great illustrations The illustrations are rich The book is about a boy named Francisco who enters the 1st grade but does not speak or understand English While he is at school the only thing he does understand are the names During class he often imagined flying away over the fiel

  5. says:

    Through the eyes of an immigrantValuable read Short and simple tale of an immigrant child's first year in an American school as seen through his eyes

  6. says:

    La Mariposa is a wonderful book to share with English Language Learners A young boy moves from Mexico to start first grade in America However his inability to understand the English language results in him feeling lonely and isolated in school While reading this book it reminded me of a student I worked with once who had just moved

  7. says:

    La Mariposa is a story about a young Hispanic boy named Francisco that is attending school and doesn't understand any English He goes to school and comes home every day with a headache because he just sits there and listens to a teacher spill words out of her mouth that doesn't make any sense to him He starts to drift off in class even though

  8. says:

    La MariposaWritten by Francisco Jimenez; Illustrated by Simon SilvaPublished by Houghton Mifflin Company NY NY 1998Approx Interest Level Grade 2 4This story revolves around a young boy who is a native Spanish speaker and how he copes

  9. says:

    In this book a boy named Francisco is starting the first grade and cannot speak any English He is struggling in the classroom because he cannot understand anything the teacher is saying So he just decides to daydream because listening to the teacher had started giving him headaches Francisco really enjoyed art class becaus

  10. says:

    I really didn't like the message sent by this book I read many books on immigration to my students One of the themes I want them to understand is that life in America can be hard And life is hard for Francisco the main character of this story He has few friends is part of a school that favors English immersion and is bullied by the most po

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