Patricia va a California
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Ch.1 what is Guatemala
It is a country in Central America. It is a small country.
Ch.1 what is the capital of Guatemala
How many people live in Guatemala City?
Over one million people
What city does Patricia live in?
What is Panajachel?
It is a town in Guatemala
What lake is Panajachel on?
Describe the lake
It's is very big and very pretty
What does Patricia like to at the lake
Walk around the lake
What does Patricia like about lake Atitlan
The blue water
What do many tourists do in Panajachel?
They go shopping for many tourist items. They go and enjoy the lake also.
What is a necessary for of transportation to get to San Pedro
You have to go by boat
How long is the trip by boat to San pedro
What are near lake Atitlan
What are the names of the volcanos
Tolimán volcano and Atitlán volcano
Are the 2 volcanos near the lake active?
Why do many people go to the volcanos
It is very interesting to walk on the volcano
What do the indigenous people of Guatemala not have a lot of
What do the natives only have money for
To buy food
Describe the clothing most Guatemalans have
Many children don't have shoes and little girls only have one or two blouses. The boys only have one or 2 pairs of paints.
How do many natives of San Pedro make money
Many produce objects and sell them to the tourists for money.
What place do some San Pedro children not have the chance to got to?
School it's a special privilege.
How do the children in San Pedro help their family
They sell the products that the family makes in the street
What is the money received used for
To buy food (kids don't use the money they give it to their parents)
What do girls wear
huipiles which are special blouses in Guatemala. They also wear a skirt called a Corte.
How many huipiles do most girls in Guatemala own?
2 (they wear one while the mother washes the other)
What do all of the indigenous people of Guatemala wear?
The clothing of the same design and color. There clothes can tell someone what town that native lives in.
How many seasons are there in Guatemala?
2 winter and summer
When does winter start
When does summer start
It begins in December and ends in April
Describe winter in Guatemala
There is a lot of rain
Describe summer in Guatemala
There is little rain. It is the dry season.
Where is Guatemala?
South of Mexico
Ch. 2 describe Patricia's family
It is a normal family
What is Patricia's dads name
What is her mom's name?
What is Elena's job
She does not work outside of the home
What is Edwardo's job?
He works for the government. He works in Guatemala City. He returns turns home at the end of eat week.
How many siblings does Patricia have
3 sisters and one brother
How old is Elena Patricia's mom
She is 38 years old.
How old is Eduardo?
He is 39
How old is Patricia?
She is 15 years old
Who is her brother? How old is he?
David. He is 16 years old.
Describe her 3 sisters
There are each younger than her
The oldest of the three is Berta. She is 12.
Then margarita. She is only 9 yrs old.
The youngest is Sylvia. She is 6 yrs old.
What type of family does Patricia have
They are not native they are a ladina family
What do the men of ladina family's wear?
Similar to men of the United States; when Eduardo goes to work he wears a suit, a tie, and a button up shirt.
What does Elena wear.
A blouse and a skirt during the day, but sometimes she wears a dress
What do the children wear when they go to school
Describe Patricia's house
They have 2 bed rooms, a kitchen, a living room and a bathroom.
Where does everyone in the family sleep?
David sleeps in the living room. The three girls sleep in one bedroom and the parents sleep in the other.
What plants are in front of Patricia's house
Where are there many palm trees in Panajachel
Because it is never cold in Guatemala
What types of trees are behind the house?
One is a banana and the other is a avocado tree
Describe the banana tree
Is has a beautiful purple flower and produces a lot of bananas
What does Patricia's family eat
A lot of tortillas, and frijoles (beans)
Wear does Patricia go every morning
To the tortilla shop to buy tortillas for the family
What does Patricia help her mother with everyday
Preparing breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
What do they eat at breakfast?
Cornflakes with warm milk. They also eat mosh. (Like a oat meal sort of thing)
What do other family's eat for breakfast
What do Patricia family have for lunch
It is a bigger meal. They eat soup and salad with beans with a small tortilla. They also eat many veggies and chicken. Sometimes they'll eat a dessert like flan or cheese cake.
What lunch items do many people sell in the streets
Chicken, tamales, and papas
The whole family sits down and discusses the day. Patricia's likes to talk about her day.
Describe Patricia's school
She goes to a private school she is content that she has the opertunity to go to school.
Do you have to pay to go to a public school
Yes but not much
What do some children do to be able to attend school
They work during the day and go to school during the night
What is Patricia's schools name
Colegio Maria de la Cruz (Maria de la Cruz private school)
Describe Patricia's school
It is interesting, it is in a white building, it is on Santander street (the Main Street of Panajachel.
What time do Patricia's classes begin?
7:30 in the morning
How do many students go to school?
What do many students do before class
In Guatemala, what is football called?
How does Patricia get to school? Why?
She goes to school by foot. Patricia's family doesn't have a car.
What does the teacher tell Patricia's class
That there is a possibility to go to the United States for a semester.
What are the necessary details to be able to go to the United States
1.the student needs to know a little English
2.they need to pay part of the cost of the program
3.they need to leave in three months
What does Elena say when Patricia asks to go
She thinks it's a good idea but doesn't know if their family has enough money
How much money does Patricia's family have to pay for the program and what is it all for.
400 dollars (plane, food, house, and American family)
What does Patricia's dad respond
400$ isn't a lot of money in the United States, but it's my entire salary in a month. It's a lot of money for me.
What does Patricia say
That this will be a good opportunity for her to learn English so she can learn about other people and other cultures but also get a better job because she knows another language.
What does her dad finally say
Well... it's a big sacrifice but I have extra money in the bank, so you can go.
Ch.4 what day is it?
What is happening on Aug.23rd?
Patricia's mom, Patricia, and her siblings go on a bus headed to Guatemala City
What time do they need to get to airport
What time is Patricia's father going to be at the airport
5:30 (he works in Guatemala city)
When they arrive to the city by bus what must they take to get to the airport
Describe the taxi
It is a big taxi because there a 6 people.
What time to they arrive at the airport?
5:50 (10 minutes to 6)
What does Patricia ask her father?
If all of the people were going to the United States
What does he respond
No. Some are but others are going to other places in South America or other city's in central america
Why does Patricia cry?
Because she's not going to see her family for 4 months
How long is the trip to los Angelas
Approximately 41/2 hours depending on conditions
What time does the plane arrive in los Angela's
What does Patricia realize when she looks at her watch
That there is only a one hour difference from the time in Guatemala to los Angela's
What does Patricia see when she arrives at the airport
A big paper held by 2 girls that says "PATRICIA"
Ch.5 what does Patricia do to the two girls to greet them
She kisses them on the cheek
What are the 2 girls names?
Diana and Lisa
How old is Diana?
She is 15
How old is Lisa?
Who is Lisa and Diana's dad?
Who is her American mother?
Where does her American family live
The city of Ventura
How long does it take to get to there city from the airport
An hour if there's no much traffic
What type of schools do Lisa and Diana attend?
What school does diana go to? What grade?
Ventura high school She is in 9th grade
What about Lisa
Altocama middle school. She is in 7th grade
It's on the coast and it is not very far from Los Angeles
Describe the new house in America
There are many rooms. The 2 girls have their own rooms. The parents have a big room too. There is a kitchen with many modern appliances, microwave, fridge with cold water, dishwasher, etc. everything is modern and beautiful in the living room there is a beautiful sofa, and in another room there is a tv and they watch over 100 channels on it
Where does Patricia sleep?
She has her own room she likes the t alot
What does patricia do when she enters her room?
She puts her suitcase in her room, removed her things from the suit case then begins to right a card to her family.
How old is lisa
When Patricia finishes her card why can't she go to sleep
She is thinking about her new life and new family.