S: ADVENTURE TO AMERICA
BC: Works Cited: "China - A Chronology of Events ." Our Heritage Home Page. Web. 09 Jan. 2011.
FC: Xiaojun "Debbie"
1: From: China Arriving: USA
2: HISTORY | 1949 held major changes for the Chinese. From 1945 to 1949 a civil war broke out. In 1949 the communist party won the civil war. This made drastic changes in the government. The People's Republic of China began. | Map of Civil War
3: The Move | Xiaojun was nine when she moved to the US. | She lived in the countryside of China. They had no luxuries.
4: She had many chores and responsibilities. | Daily Life in China | CLEANING | COOKING
5: SCHOOL | SMACK | Her school was difficult. | The teachers used harsh punishments.
6: In China, parents would chose whom their kids were to marry. | Her parents wanted her to marry a Chinese man.
7: Men were always considered better than women.
8: Leaving China is risky. They needed to change transportation many times. | Coming Home
9: . | NEW YORK NEW YORK NEW YORK | NEW YORK NEW YORK | After arriving in New York she found it to be a different lifestyle. It was overwhelming.
10: Her parents became very strict and made sure she followed the same daily routine. | DAILY ROUTINE | Wake up | Eat | School | Home work | Bed
11: Her parents worried more about her future then she did. | Xiaojun doesn't know what she wants to be. | THINK
12: COMPARE | Our parents are both worried about our future. They want us to become successful. | Even though we both have many luxuries we both have many chores and responsibilities. | =
13: My parents are not strict like hers. They don't give me a daily routine. | CONTRAST | They watch her every move. | My parents give me freedom and allow me to follow my own path.
14: Xiaojun is the flower in the weeds. She has many limits on the sunlight she gets and she has to fight the other weeds for it. It is a difficult life. That is similar to her real life. Her parents' crazy routine and the difficulties she faces everyday, she has to overcome the adversity. | SYMBOL
15: The most interesting part of Debbie's life was in her house in China they had no water and no electricity. She had to fetch water by the river every day | MOST INTERESTING