The Theme of a story is the lesson the author wishes to convey. Summary: Elisa is living with her grandmother in the US. It is difficult for her to adjust to living in a new place. Her brother tells her to watch television to learn how to speak English better.
Which event happens first Elisa’s diary?
Which event happens first? Elisa’s teacher mispronounces her name.
What can the third person narrator of this story tell readers about Elisa How does this point of view affect how events in the story are described?
144 What can the 3rd person narrator of this story tell readers about Elisa? How does this point of view affect how events in the story are described? The narrator can tell Elisa’s thoughts and feelings. The point of view affects the story because you get the narrator’s opinion on Elisa and not her true feelings.
Where is Jose from in Elisa’s diary?
Elisa realizes she has to find a way to learn English better. Jose is in Elisa’s class. He is from Guatemala and also speaks Spanish.
What is the setting of Elisa’s diary?
This week your child is reading a realistic story called Elisa’s Diary: It tells about the struggles a young girl faces when she leaves her home in Puerto Rico to live in a new country.
What is the conflict between Elisa and her brother?
What is the conflict between Elisa and her brother? Use details from the selection to support your answer. They are both having trouble with English, her brother needs to learn to write in English, while Elisa needs to learn to pronunciate.
Why does Elisa know the students sad Preliminary first day of school looks so well?
Why does Elisa understand the students “sad preliminary, first day of school looks” so well? It is how she felt when she started school in America. She was nervous and embarrassed because her English was not very good.
How are Elisa and Francisco different?
How are Elisa and Francisco different? Elisa does not like living in the United States and has a negative view of everything. On the other hand, Francisco likes living in the United States and has a positive outlook on everything.