Writing About Your Classroom and Family Equals Empowerment at Alpha Parent Center
By Edith Lucena, Julia De Leon and Nayeli Hernandez, Students at Alpha Parent Center
The Alpha Parent Center teaches English to non-English speaking students. The school year just started, and already students are writing about their classroom and home. What an achievement! And what a lovely peek into the personal observations of Edith, Julia and Nayela. Thank you for sharing.
Classroom and Family, by Edith Lucena
A Big Classroom
There is a teacher in the classroom. There is a printer in the classroom. There are students in the classroom. There are two desks in the classroom. There is a book on the desk. There are pares on the desk. There are markers on the board. There is a refrigerator next to the cabinet. There are four walls in the classroom.
We have a big classroom. It has one door. It is next to the microwave. We have two desks and one window. We have two teachers. We are ten students in the classroom. I have one pencil and one notebook.
The people are happy. They are doing different things. Tom is singing. Danny and Sam are talking. Jason and Claire are laughing. Some people are eating. They have a party.
I have a good family. In my family there are 15 people. My parents have two daughters and one son. My parents’ names are Domingo and Aurora. My brother’s name is Juan. His wife’s name is Zulema. They have two daughters. Their names are Luna and Jimena. My sister and her husband live in my parents’ house. Their names are Angeles and Alex. They have a son. He is my nephew. His name is Carlos.
I live with my daughter. I have four girls. Their names are Lucero, Cintia, Nayeli, and Estefania. I also have a granddaughter. Her name is Alison. We are a big family.
Edith’s family has six people. She lives with her four daughters, one granddaughter and one son in law. Edith works in a daycare. She is baby-sitter. Her three daughters are studying in a University. One of her daughters is married and she does not work. Her son in law works in a construction company. Her granddaughter is a baby.
A Big Classroom and Family, By Julia De Leon
A Big Classroom
We have a big classroom. There is a computer on the desk. There are pencils on the desk. There are chairs in the classroom. There are cups on the refrigerator. There is a book on the chair. There are books in the bookshelf. There are teachers in the classroom. There is a pen on the desk.
We have a big classroom. It has two boards. There are chairs. There is a desk and there are papers on the desk. We are students. We have a notebook and we have pencils. There is a cabinet in the classroom. There are two teachers.
The people are happy. They are doing different things. Helen and Eve are eating pizza. Tom is singing a song. Jason and Claire are laughing. Sam and Danny are talking and drinking water. They have a big party.
I have a good family. There are eight members in my family, my mom, my dad, my three brothers, my two sisters, and me. My oldest sister has four children. They are my nephews.
Lirio and Lucia are my parents. They have six children. Their names are Sara, Celia, Esau, Esvin, Macley, and me. Sara is Presciliano’s wife. They have four children. Celia is Cesar’s wife. They have three children. I am Israel’s wife. We have a daughter and a son. Their names are Yoselin and Cris. My brothers are not married. I love my family.
Julia has a large family. There are eight people in her family. Mom and dad work in their house. They have three sons and three girls. The three girls are married, and the three boys are not married. They live in Guatemala. Julia loves her family.
Good Times With Family and Classroom, by Nayeli Hernandez
This is a classroom. There are two boards. We have a refrigerator. There is a sofa. There are erasers and markers. We have a globe and a map. There is a pencil on the desk. There are computers in the classroom. There is a notebook under the chair. There are students in the classroom. There is an eraser under the table. There is one cabinet between a bookshelf and the refrigerator.
A Big Classroom
We have a big classroom. It has four walls. There are two printers. We have two teachers and ten students. It has yellow chairs and a desk color black. We have available a coffee machine and a refrigerator.
I have a good family. In my family there are twelve people. I have two brothers. My mom and dad live in Mexico. My oldest brother has two children, one son and one daughter. Israel’s family live in San Jose. I am married and I have a son. His name is Irvin.
I have two nephews and a niece. Her name is Melina. Rolando’s son is Ulises. We sometimes have meetings in my house and we have good times together. I love my family.
Nayeli’s family is small. She lives with two people. They have a little dog. Nayeli’s husband works cleaning houses and Nayeli, too. She has two brothers. The oldest brother is Israel. He is 37 years old.