Middle Class Pastoral
1. Why does Rodriguez say he is writing this book?
(a) To explain how hard school is for children who do not speak English.
(b) To complain about the bad schools he attended.
(c) To study how he became the person he is today.
(d) To encourage other people to get a good education.
2. How does Rodriguez's education affect his relationship with his parents?
(a) His parents brag about him all the time.
(b) His parents stop talking to him.
(c) It causes a separation between them.
(d) It makes him feel closer to his parents.
3. How does Rodriguez describe himself as a child?
(a) A wild troublemaker.
(b) Comfortable with English- and Spanish-speaking people.
(c) Spoiled and bratty.
(d) Socially disadvantaged.
4. What does Rodriguez say about how the people around him now say his name?
(a) They say it as if they are impressed to know him.
(b) They pronounce it differently than his Spanish-speaking family.
(c) They say his name just like everyone else's name.
(d) They mispronounce it.
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