Determine an author’s purpose and point of view in a short piece of memoir and explain how it is conveyed.
Article: “Little Things are Big” by Jesús Colón
How does the author’s use of questions develop his point of view in this essay?
Summarize this short memoir in your own words.
Why do you think that Colón chose to write this piece? What was the author’s purpose in writing it?
For whom did Colón most likely write this memoir? Explain your thinking with evidence from the text.
Discussion: How does this short piece of memoir connect to the chapter we read yesterday, “Those Who Don’t”? Have you ever had an experience similar to Colón’s?