Some of the writings I did in reading class.


The story “California Law Uproots Schoolchildren of Migrant Farm Workers” by Associated Press. This story is about a girl named Claudia that is 13 and her mom and dad are migrant workers so she has to move from school to school. This makes it difficult for a student like Claudia to be a student because they might not know what they are talking about in class or they might not participate. One reason is in the story “California Law Uproots Schoolchildren of Migrant Farm Workers” it says “I just listen I write it down, but I don’t raise my hand because I have no idea what they’re asking about”. The last reason is in the story “California Law Uproots Schoolchildren of Migrant Farm Workers” the story says “I just listen, I write it down”, but i don’t raise my hand. The two reasons why it might be difficult for a student like Claudia to be a student is they might not know what they are talking about are participate. There are the two reasons why it might be difficult for a student like Claudia to be a student.



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In the story “Midori” by Marlene Targ Brill is about a girl named Midori who is determined to be a musician. When she was nine her mother saw that she had incredible musical talent. Her mother Setsu is also fond of music. Her mother also was determined to help Midori became a musician. The character trait that Midori and her mother have is determination.


Midori is determined because she wants to become a musician. The story says “Midori soon began practicing on a child sized violin”. Midori started at a young age on a violin. Midori also started humming a complicated song when she was two by bach. When she was nine her mother saw an incredible musical talent and she took her to the united states to play at a festival. Her mother is also helping Midori stay determined.


Midori mother Setsu is also determined to help Midori. In the story it said “Her mother gave her music lessons and arranged private performances for family and friends”. Midori mother was helping her at a young age. Her mother also gave her music lessons to help her get better. When Midori was nine her mother took her to a united states festival to play. Midori’s mother is determined by helping Midori become a famous musician.


Midori and her mother Setsu are determined. Midori is determined because she wants to be a musician. Her mother is determined because she is helping Midrio become a violinist. Midori and her mother Setsu are both have determination. That is the one character trait that Midori and her mother Setsu have.







In the story “Earl the Elk’s Excellent Adventure” writing by George Everett the story is about an elk traveling 1800 miles and becoming famous. Earl the elk’s challenges are staying alive. “Once when Earl was startled by a car horn he ran through several fences”,and dropped in on a backyard garage sale. This explains that he gets startled a lot by loud noises. “Another time Earl was hurt in a traffic accident”. This means he is not safe around all the cars. “Earl limed into the woods”,many people that he was died.This explains that it is hard for Earl to survive in a town. Those are the challenges for earl the Elk.









In the story “The Emperor's Silent Army” and “Egypt” by Jane O'Connor And Ann Heinrichs. They are similar because of the beliefs in both the stories. The story “The Emperor’s Silent Army” they believe they can bring things into their afterlife and in the story “Egypt” they also believe they can bring things into the afterlife. That is why they are similar.


The Egypt's similarity with the emperor's silent army their beliefs. The beliefs is they thought they could bring things into their afterlife. In the story “Scrolls of the book of dead were buried with the body”to help them when they're dead. This show that the Egyptians thought that they could bring things into the afterlife. The egyptians also believed they could come immortal. That is how the Egyptians thought they could bring things into the afterlife.


The emperor's silent army story are similar with Egypt because the believes. They thought they could bring things into the afterlife. In the story it said “less than a mile away from the tomb in a underground trenches the terra cotta soldiers were stationed”. This explains that the king thought he could bring things into the afterlife. In emperor's silent army they believed they could make themselves immortal That is how the Emperor's silent army believes are similar to Egypt.


“Egypt” and “The emperor's silent army” are similar because of the believes. The emperor's silent army story believes is they can bring things into the afterlife. Egypt believes is they think they can bring things into the afterlife too. That is how both of the stories are similar.