S: NEW KIDS IN TOWN
BC: By Yearin Lim
FC: From | Von& Francia
1: Story of Von & Francia
2: About how they lived before they came to U.S.
3: Francia She's from El Salvador and her family-Mother, Father, and her younger brother-lived together. There was war and they were afraid of her father getting involved in the war. She lived separately with her parents for about 2years. Francia and her brother lived with Grandmother and after two years, Francia also boarded to U.S. illegally like her parents with her brother. She was only 11. | Von He's from Vietnam and he lived with his family-parents, and 5 more siblings. He was fourth. There was also war. The communist took away their father to concentration camp and he was treated like an animal. Von didn't go to school until he came to U.S. He had to sail over with others and his father. Many people tried to kill them, but he arrived to U.S., but only with his father.
4: After they came to U.S.
5: Von went to school and learned to speak English. He was confused about all the things and many other students picked on him. He is now a citizen of U.S. and he and his father still tries to get their family to U.S. He loves this country and sometiems remember the hard time he had. | Francia learned to speak English and met her parents. She made friends and she realized the difference of U.S. and her country. Even though the U.S. is a nice place, she didn't know what a drug was until she came here. She thinks there are some bads and goods.
6: Similarities & Differences
7: Von -Had hard time learning English. -Father going to night school and working | Frnacia -Whole family is in U.S. -Had her own imagination of U.S. | -Only he and his father is in U.S. | -She illegally moved to U.S.
8: Symbol for Francia House Plant Even though there was war and she moved to U.S. illegally, she no major problem except that she lived separately with her parents
9: Symbol for Von War He came to U.S. without his other family members except his father and went through too many extreme events.
10: -Living separately form her parent for about 2 years. -Moving to U.S. illegally. | Interesting Facts from Francia
11: -Remembering the scene of people dying. -One of family member being treated like an animal. | Interesting Facts from Von