B1 ”Sports Leader” is a short story written by Jane Rogers and published in 2012. It takes place in England where our main character lives. He is sixteen years old and has not passed any of his exams in order for him to go to college and get his Sports Leadership. He lives with his foster mom and she gets him a job so that he can earn some money, stand on his own feet and stop laying around the house watching television all the time. He gets a job as a window cleaner.
Brother Leon also tried to embarrass Jerry while they tally up the sales by asking him about his chocolate sales when he knew that Jerry didn’t sell any of the chocolates. The main character is a boy named Jerry Renault. He is a freshman on the high school football team. During the school’s annual chocolate sale, the Vigils become involved with Jerry’s life and tell him to refuse to sell any chocolate for 10 days. He does that, but then he keeps refusing to sell the chocolates after the 10 days are over.
The movie is based around a young rapper called Jimmy B-Rabbit Smith, who is stuck a rut and is struggling to make a success of his life. He has been brought up with racial abuse and is surrounded my violence and drugs everyday of his life. He lives with his mum and her boyfriend in a trailer park due to his dead end job. His family doubt this potential and don’t offer him a great deal of support to achieve his dreams. Life does start to look brighter when he meets an old friend called Wink who has contacts who can get Jimmy deal to record a demo of his music that can possibly lead to a rap career.
Wes Moore grows up under very poor conditions, and barely makes it by with his small family. Wes' mother is forced to drop out of school, and forfeit getting an education, to keep food on the table for her kids, and because Wes' father has been out of the picture for several years now, there is no other source of income for the poor family. Wes tries to stay strong despite all the bad things in his life, and pushes through days looking for the light at the end of the tunnel to solve all his problem. When Wes heads off to private school years later, he is at first passing classes and learning at a steady pace. However, when his life at home becomes too much to handle along with school, Wes takes a fall and fails out of private school.
Ansel started school, yet he was a poor student and hated going to school due to the great quake which scared him for life by breaking his nose on impact from the ground. Charles Adams took his son out of school and had him privately tutored. Charles also bought Ansel a year pass to the Panama Pacific International Exposition. The Exposition included exhibits on painters, science, machinery, and
He has become an alcoholic and doesn’t seem to realize how much he has affected his fatherly figure by destroying the portrait he once carried. Manny, Mr. Hernandez’s son recalled “He would walk into the living room, and all the pictures, tiny statues and glass animals mom collected would sparkle from the light rushing in through the door” (54).Now on the contrary he said nothing would sparkle and his father came into the house with no money or food. As a victim of alcohol Mr. Hernandez will not
After a fight with his roommate, Stradlater, Holden leaves school two days early to explore New York before returning home, interacting with teachers, prostitutes, nuns, an old girlfriend, and his sister along the way. J.D. Salinger's classic The Catcher in the Rye illustrates a teenager's dramatic struggle against death and growing up. Holden Caulfield’s problem derive from the death of his brother, begin neglected by his parents and finding comfort only begin around people. Holden Canfield’s root of his problem was caused by death of his brother Allie.
Gebriel Belay Mcom 135 D.Shwartz First day Plot- the scene revolves around a father whose son got suspended on the first day of school for being caught with a girl in the janitors closet. My character is a busy father at work who has to go deal with his son’s suspension from school. He wants his son to behave well but and do the right thing but he is not really mad because he believes boys will always be boys when it comes to girls. On top of his sons suspension he still have to go to home and explain what happen with their son to his wife. Character- Mr. Johnson- father, who is mad at his trouble making son, who he loves.
“Paul’s Case” is about a young boy named Paul, who is miserable with both his home life and his school life. Paul shows his happiest times when he is at Carnegie Hall, working as an usher; whereas here, Paul daydreams a great deal about the performers in front of him and how he wants their lavish lifestyle that results in failure of his school life. Once his father, a single parent, discovered his behavior, he forces him to quit working at Carnegie Hall, apologize to his teachers and go work elsewhere. Paul’s father spends his time setting a good example for him, not realizing that he is pushing Paul away when he constantly keeps pressuring his son to follow a neighbor of theirs for he believes that he would be a good role model for Paul. Paul’s teachers are also giving up on him, saying that he is nothing but impolite and a disturbance in class.
He didnt concentrate on important things, he daydreemed and mooned restlesly.The problem with Paul was that he didn’t have a mother at the time when he was growing, which is why he turned out this way. Ben went to school again and he showed improvement in his learning skills. The teachers observed that Ben does try hard to be like the other kids but he just doesn’t fit in. After a while of peace in Harriet’s life Ben, one day, hurt one of the girls in class. He bend