Summary Of Seventh Grade By Gary Soto

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In the short story, “Seventh Grade” by Gary Soto, Victor is a seventh grade boy who is a big daydreamer, shy, and somewhat ignorant. For example in the story Victor tries to impress his crush, Teresa, in French class and attempts to respond to the teacher’s statement in French, “La me vave me con le grandma,” his teacher asks him to speak up and he mumbles, “Frenchie oh wee wee gee in September.” Embarrassed, Victor stays silent for the rest of the period. This shows that Victor was more focused on impressing Teresa than the class itself which led to this event. He was unprepared, raised his hand and realized he didn’t understand French at all but, it was too late. After French class Victor is ready to head to his next class then, he remembers
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