The House on Mango Street

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After reading Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street, class members craft an essay in which they use evidence from a variety of vignettes to demonstrate how Cisneros develops Esperanza's character.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Provide class members with the writing assignment and rubric at the beginning of the unit so that they may record examples in their writing journals
Classroom Considerations
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  • Class members should have previous experience with how authors use text structure to advance the plot and develop characters
  • The lesson is designed to address English Language Arts standards for reading literature
  • Time is allotted for planning, gathering evidence, drafting, revising, and editing before the final draft is submitted
  • includes an essay rubric
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