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- What time of year does this story take place? ____________________________
- Who is the main character in the story? ________________________________
- How many children are in the family? ________________________________
- What song was he doing to sing at the talent show? ______________________
- Why did he volunteer to be in the talent show?
- What happened when Benny blew his trumpet at the practice?
- What did Manuel’s father do for a living? __________________________
- What was the name of the school having the talent show? ___________________
- What was Manuel’s last name? ________________________________
- How many brothers _____ and sisters ____ did he have?
- Why was Manuel mad at his brother?
- Why did the audience burst into applause while Manuel was signing?
- What happened that embarrassed Manuel while he was singing?
- What did the kids say to Manuel about his act?
Point of View- _________________________
- mingle- to associate with someone
- debut- a first public appearance
- limelight- being in the public eye; everyone looking at you
- intently- very attentive; paying close attention
- hygiene- rules of health