Lupe Medrano a shy girl who was bad at sports, wanted to be the marble champ. Lupe is the main character in the story “The Marble Champ” by Gary Soto and she is a great role model and that can be hard because not everyone is a role model. She is a role model because she is hardworking, a good sport, and she is very intelligent. The first and one of the best reasons that Lupe is a role model is because she is a hard worker. For example Lupe was determined to win the marble tournament.
Last but not least, her dad rigged lights in the backyard so she could practice at night. That shows me that Lupe is a good leader. Secondly, Lupe is a good leader because she is determined. In preparation for a marble championship, she did push ups on her fingertips to strengthen her wrists. Doing this shows me that she is determined because she has to be really determined because the story states that she is nonathletic.
What’s more Lupe did 20 push-ups on her fingertips. Therefore she is trying hard and she has lots of patience. Another example that she squeezed a rubber eraser for an hour then 100 times. This reflects that Lupe really cares about this because she is practicing and giving her all and I like that about her. Lupe is leader because she cares about the competition because she is working hard and practicing a
Which means she is going to have to work very hard because she is very weak. Lupe ends up winning the championship, and she is proud of what she has done. I think that Lupe is a very admirable person. She is admirable because she is intelligent with the situations life throws at her and in school. A following reason, is that she is determined.
The most important reason Lupe is determined to become good at marbles is because she is very hard-working and practices a lot so she can get better at it. To begin with, she practices by squeezing an eraser and doing pushups with her fingers. She does this because she wants her fingers to get stronger so she can flick the marble harder. This shows Lupe is putting her best effort in it because she has never
Do you ever have a hard time being determined and never giving up? In the short story called “Marble Champ”, written By: Gary Soto, Lupe has to be very determined to reach her goal of being good at the sport marbles. What the famous Michael Jordan said is: “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But, I can’t accept not trying .” In the beginning of the story, Lupe had to be determined to reach her goals by practicing for all of those awards she got. For example, in the text it said she won: “Spelling bee champion 3 times in a row, blue ribbon awardee in the science fair, she is a straight-A student, and many more!” She must have had to study a lot, be responsible, and have to have stayed on top of her homework.
In the short story “Marble Champ” by Gary Soto teaches us a lesson that if you work hard you will succeed. A scientist named Albert Einstein once said, “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” In the beginning of the story, we notice how Lupe learns that hard work pays off. For instance, she started doing push-ups on her fingers every day which made her fingers stronger and stronger. She also started squeezing erasers as hard as she could to build muscle in her thumb.
CRACK that’s the sound of Lupe ficking a marble In the “Marble Champ” by Gary Soto, Lupe shows lots of integrity. She shows her integrity by being determined and never gives up, she is really skillful, she also is respectful to everyone around her. The first way that she shows her integrity is by being determined. like in school Lupe did not get anything but good grades. and has never missed a day of school.
When Lupe was nervous about facing the girl in finals, Rachel encouraged her that she could do it. “ ‘Go get her’, She said as she hugged Lupe.” Lupe’s kindness and hard work earned her a new friend, and a championship title. “Being kind is more important than being right.” Someone once said this so people could open their eyes and see that kindness is important in the world. In “The Marble Champ” by Gary Soto, Lupe shows great kindness and hard work. That great kindness and work lead to great rewards.
In the The BookThief, by Markus Zusaks, the character Rosa Hubbermann appears as a cold-hearted, overbearing character, yet as the story develops Rosa begins to evolve into a loving and compassionate character. Rosa shows her strictness by the constant demands she puts on Liesel, but she is actually caring for Liesel by being strict. Rosa wants the best for Liesel and believes that being tough on her will help her be stronger later in life. For example, Rosa and Liesel are dropping off the wash for all of the customers and Rosa makes Liesel drop off the wash at the worst house: "What? Mama shoved her, you heard me, saumensch.