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    The circuit The circuit Presentation Transcript

    • 11 The Circuit: Stories from the Life of aThe Circuit: Stories from the Life of a Migrant ChildMigrant Child  Kim SornKim Sorn  Crystal EstradaCrystal Estrada  David RodriguezDavid Rodriguez  Andres OlmedoAndres Olmedo
    • 2 Francisco Jimenez  Francisco Jiménez immigrated with his family to California from Tlaquepaque, Mexico. He worked in the fields of California as a child, and his autobiographical novel, The Circuit, tells the story of those younger years…he received both his master’s degree and his Ph.D. from Columbia University and is now the Fay Boyle Professor of modern Languages and Literatures and director of ethnic studies program at Santa Clara University. He lives in Santa Clara, California, with his wife and three children. 22
    • 3 Young Adolescent Issues Learning/School Family Health (briefly) 33
    • 4 Family  Strong Bond  Major Role in Educational Achievement  Needs of family supercede educational needs (work often comes first)  Messages at home and at school differ (Breaking Through 78) 44
    • 5 Learning/School  Chronicles his study of English  Features fears, victories, techniques, and humor of learning English  Faced some racism  Clear anxiety about peers  In school and in public spaces  Show his work in different subjects  English hard but Math easy  Tells his work with teachers  Some had a huge positive impact 55
    • 66 Under the wireUnder the wire  The Jimenez family lived in a small village inThe Jimenez family lived in a small village in Mexico.Mexico.  Their father always talked about a better life inTheir father always talked about a better life in California.California.
    • 77 Under the WireUnder the Wire  Papa opened a hole under the fence and began toPapa opened a hole under the fence and began to crawl.crawl.  Then they drove for hours until they reached theThen they drove for hours until they reached the nearest camp.nearest camp.
    • 88 SoledadSoledad  One day Francisco and his family went to work at aOne day Francisco and his family went to work at a cotton field and every time they go work Franciscocotton field and every time they go work Francisco had to take care of Trampita.had to take care of Trampita.  So every time his family goes further and furtherSo every time his family goes further and further through the cotton field, he will get on top of thethrough the cotton field, he will get on top of the car and see them vanish.car and see them vanish.
    • 99 SoledadSoledad  Francisco had an idea to help his family.Francisco had an idea to help his family.  Francisco went outside to pick cotton whenFrancisco went outside to pick cotton when he would pick cotton his hand would bleed.he would pick cotton his hand would bleed.
    • 1010 Inside Out  Francisco started going to school. He went into the classroom , and couldn’t understand any English so he started to make his own stories in Spanish.