As he trudged to English, he practiced scowling.In English, they reviewed the parts of speech. Mr. Lucas, a portly man, waddled down the aisle, asking, “What is a noun?” “A person, place, or thing,” said the class in unison.“Yes, now somebody give mean example of a person--you, Victor Rodriguez.”"Teresa,” Victor said automatically. Some of the girls giggled. They knew he had a crush on Teresa. He felt himself blushing again.
“Yes, now somebody give mean example of a person--you, Victor Rodriguez.”"Teresa,”
He lowered his eyes, pretending to study, then looked slowly to the left. No Teresa. He turned a page in the book and stared at some math problems that scared him because he knew he would have to do them eventually. He looked at the right. Still no sign of her. He stretched out lazily in an attempt to disguise his snooping.