Barrio Boy

Barrio Boy

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  • I hope the teachers aren't tall and intimidating. 
  • Ernesto and his mom are walking into school for his first day.
  • Are you excited for your first day, Ernesto?
  • Uh, I guess so, Mom.
  • Lincoln
  • School
  • Ernesto and his Mom meet the principal Miss Hopley.
  • Ernesto and I are so excited to be apart of this school and community!
  • Miss Ryan helps Ernesto on his English in another room as the school year wraps up.
  • Principal
  • Miss Hopley
  • Hello and welcome to the Lincoln School!
  • I love this principal already!
  • Of course Ernesto! What word is it?
  • Miss Ryan, Ernesto's first grade teacher, bends down at his desk to help him with a word.
  • I'm so happy she bent down at my desk, now I am less intimidated by her. 
  • Welcome to Miss Ryan's 1st Grade Class!
  • Miss Ryan, can you come help me with a word?
  • I'm so proud of myself! I finally pronounced "Butterfly" and am almost at the same English level as one of my classmates!
  • Miss Ryan announces Ernesto's progress on pronouncing English.
  • Perfect! Great Job!
  • Class, Ernesto pronounced "Butterfly" correctly for the first time! Do you want to show us?
  • Ok, Miss Ryan. "Butterfly"!
  • I'm so glad I'm getting this extra English practice in. 
  • Of course!"Pretty".
  • Can you try pronouncing "Pretty" now?
  • Awesome!
  • I am so happy that I know English, but can still be proud of my Mexican heritage. 
  • Miss Ryan made Ernesto feel like becoming a good American didn't mean feeling ashamed of being Mexican. 
  • I am so proud of you Ernesto! You have become so good at speaking English
  • Thank you!
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