The House on Mango Street: Biopoem

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Young poets demonstrate their understanding of a character from Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street by crafting a biopoem that captures the essence of this person.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Have poets frame their poems with borders illustrated with symbols that reflect their chosen characters
  • Pair these character biopoems with ones kids craft about themselves
Classroom Considerations
  • The third in a series of 11 resources designed for The House on Mango Street
Pros
  • The resource includes a rationale for the activity, step-by-step directions, a framework for the poem, and a model
Cons
  • None
Common Core