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    “Any volunteers?” Ms. Chavez scanned the class. Ming slouched farther down in her seat. “Come on now, you’ll all have to interview someone sometime this year. No one wants to go first? Okay, I’ll just have to choose someone.” I am an ant, she won’t notice me, Ming thought. “Ming, why don’t you go first? Come on up and pick a name out of a hat.” Ms. Chavez shook the slips of paper around in the hat. Ming dragged herself up to the front of the room. She drew out a slip of paper. “Mrs. Russo,” Ming whispered hoarsely. “Great, the librarian! You’ll have a fine time interviewing her. Now just remember to ask her the questions we came up with, record her answers, and then you can present them next week.” Ms. Chavez cheered as Ming quickly returned to her seat. Ming knew Mrs. Russo was very nice. She had helped Ming use the computer to find science articles last week. Ming knew she could interview Mrs. Russo. It was the class presentation afterward that she dreaded. Even back home in China, Ming had hated speaking in front of the class. Here in the United States, it was worse. She spoke slowly and with a thick accent. Ming sighed and packed up her books. She had a free period next, so she might as well get the interview part completed. Ming found Mrs. Russo in the reference section of the library. “Hi, Ming!” Mrs. Russo said cheerfully. “Need more articles on chimpanzees this week?” “No, I need to interview you,” Ming said quietly. She suddenly felt shy. Why had Mrs. Chavez given this assignment? “Oh, an interview for what? The school paper?” Mrs. Russo asked. “No. For Mrs. Chavez’s ESL class,” Ming whispered. “Sure, ask away! I’ll just keep stacking these books if you don’t mind,” Mrs. Russo replied, turning to the shelves. Ming felt relieved. It was much easier to interview Mrs. Russo’s back. “Are you American?” Ming asked. “Yes… I mean, I was born in Argentina, but I moved here when I was 25. I became an American citizen. Most of my family still lives in Argentina. My husband and our children live here. I am like all Americans, multicultural,” Mrs. Russo laughed. “Is English your first language?” Ming asked. “No, Spanish is,” Mrs. Russo replied. “What does the American Dream mean to you?” Ming asked. “In Argentina, my husband and I couldn’t make enough money to support our family. We knew that we could in the United States. We also knew we’d have to give up being near our family. The American Dream is not perfect. It takes courage and sacrifices, but it is worth it.” Mrs. Russo turned to Ming. Ming smiled. It takes courage not to act like an ant. She understood why Ms. Chavez had given this assignment. She could find the courage to share what she had learned about Mrs. Russo in front of the class.

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    Why does Ming slouch down? She doesn't want to get chosen first. She doesn't speak English. She is embarrassed. She is uncomfortable with Mrs. Russo. 2. What metaphor is used to describe Ming in the first paragraph? Ming slouched down farther. Ming thinks to herself: I am an ant. Ming dragged herself to the front. Ming drew out a slip of paper. 3. Which BEST describes the main idea of the fourth paragraph? Ming knows Mrs. Russo. Mrs. Russo is nice and helpful. Ming dreads doing class presentations. Ming is from China. 4. Which of the following events happens FIRST? Ming interviews Mrs. Russo. Ming asks Mrs. Russo to help find science articles. Ming moves to the United States. Ming is chosen to interview Mrs. Russo. 5. What kind of dialogue does the author show with italics? Ming's thoughts Ming's interview the narrator's comments Ming's classmates' words

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    2. I am an ant

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    Which part is written in italics?

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    4. Ming is chosen to interview Mrs. Russo.

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    3. Mrs. Russo is nice and helpful.

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    1. She doesn't speak English

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    what is 5?

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    Which section is written in italics?

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    6. Which BEST characterizes the author's style? (1 point) repetition long, descriptive sentences realistic dialogue and description imagery that appeals to all senses 7. Which of these key phrases from the passage would you consider a cultural reference? (1 point) acting like an ant picking a name out of a hat the American Dream courage and sacrifice 8. Why did Mrs. Russo move to the United States? (1 point) to become an American citizen to join her husband living here to join her family living here to better support her family 9. Which BEST describes the author's purpose? (1 point) to persuade to entertain to inform to share personal feelings 10. Which BEST describes the topic of the passage? (1 point) finding courage in another's example interview assignment building a new life in America the American Dream

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    7. the American Dream

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    10. interview assignment

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    9. to persuade

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    8. to better support her family

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    I"m not sure on 6. realistic dialogue and description

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    thanks you are great help :D here is some more 11. Complete the following sentence. "__________ earring is this?" (1 point) Hers Her's Whose Who's 12. Identify the part of speech of the bolded word. "The typing fingers looked they were dancing." (1 point) gerund past participle infinitive present participle 13. In the following sentence, which word is used incorrectly? "They released they're balloons in their backyard." (1 point) released they're their backyard questions 14–17 to ensure you receive proper credit for your answers. Respond in complete sentences. 14. Think about the events in "Courage to Speak." Imagine an outline with a main idea at the top and supporting details underneath.

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    & don't forget medal.

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    11. Whose

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    12. Which word is bolded?

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    13. they're

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    You can do 14. :) I believe in you.

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    aw please can you answer it?

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    Nope. :)

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    15. Provide another supporting detail for the main idea. Reference the main idea you provided and the supporting detail from question 14. 16. Provide another supporting detail for the main idea. Reference the main idea you provided and the supporting detail from question 14. 17. Do you think the American Dream is easy to attain? Define the American Dream. Then use details from the passage and your life experiences to defend your opinion.

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    wait i think i can do 15 and 16

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    but not 17

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    Main idea: Don't be scared to do new things and have courage.

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    is that number 17

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    17. It depends what "your" American dream is. But The American Dream is the idea that all people can have happy and successful lives if they work hard. “In Argentina, my husband and I couldn’t make enough money to support our family... We also knew we’d have to give up being near our family. " Mrs. Russo's American dream was to be near her family. (write your own experience about your American dream).

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    that is the answer of 17?

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    Yes .. Except for the sentence in ( )

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    oh ok thanks so much :D

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    What grade are you in?

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    8th and 9th

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    Ohh, mmkay . Cool .

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