Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The House on Mango Street

Students are reading the novel, The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros.  The novel is written in a series of vignettes that tell the story of Esperanza, a young teen, and her trials as she grows into a young woman.  The coming of age story is the perfect novel to focus on the skill of charting character development.  Throughout the unit, students will read the novel and identify and explain the ways Esperanza changes and grows throughout the story.

Learn more about the novel from the author in the clip below.

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