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Reading Literature: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The materials in this collect of resources are designed to address all the Common Core reading literature standards for 9th and 10th graders.  Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the specific standard addressed.
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Identity & Community: An Introduction to 6th Grade Social Studies

For Teachers 6th Standards
Begin the school year with a collection of lessons that asks sixth-graders to consider who they are, their new role in middle school, and their role in their community. They study examples of peoples of the past dealing with issues of...
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Storyline Map of "Six" and "Eleven"

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Compare stories across cultures using "Six" from Still Life with Rice by Helie Lee and "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros. Begin by covering the concept of a storyline map, a visual of the rising action, climax, and resolution. Young readers...
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Comparing and Contrasting

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Read and compare a passage from The Magician's Nephew by C.S. Lewis and "The Monkey Garden" by Sandra Cisneros. Beginning with The Magician's Nephew, the class reads each story, underlining lines that relate to the thematic significance...
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Writing a Personal Letter Using the Short Story "Eleven"

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Challenge your class to connect to the text of "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros with this activity, which prompts them to write a personal letter from the main character's point of view. The story, prompt, and letter template are all included...
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Sandra Cisneros

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Sandra Cisneros worksheet, students read about Sandra Cisneros, read quotes she said, and write self discipline vocabulary next to the quotes. Students read 10 quotes.
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Lesson Plan: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore literature after reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain and The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Sixth and seventh graders compare and contrast the setting, motivation, theme, and characterization of each...
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Cloze Reading: The House on Mango Street

For Students 7th - 12th
An advocate of cloze reading? “Marin”, a chapter from Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street, is used as the basis of a cloze reading exercise. An answer sheet is provided.
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Exploring Thematic Motifs in The House on Mango Street

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Explore identity and community through an expository essay based on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. This two-week unit on writing an essay provides a brief description of each day and all of the worksheets and materials you...
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The House on Mango Street Activity Pack

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Enrich a unit on The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros with a selection of related activities. The packet contains nine activities that go from pre-reading through wrapping up the novel. Young readers work on studying author's...
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The House on Mango Street & Woman Hollering Creek & Other Stories Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension learning exercise, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions about novels and stories by Sandra Cisneros. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The House on Mango Street & Woman Hollering Creek & Other Stories - Essay Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature activity, high schoolers respond to 3 short answer and essay questions about the works of Sandra Cisneros. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the stories at the bottom of the page.
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Eleven

For Students 7th Standards
It is difficult to articulate how growing up feels as accurately and beautifully as Sandra Cisneros does in her short story "Eleven." After seventh graders read the story and note the author's use of figurative language, they respond to...
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The House on Mango Street

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
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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The House on Mango Street: Question Answer Relationships Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Good readers question text as they read. The Question Answer Relationships Strategy (QAR) used in this resource with The House on Mango Street, provides readers with a concrete approach for questioning Sandra Cisneros' text and...
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The House on Mango Street: Vocabulary Word Squares

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Chanclas, muerto, cuando. Spanish words are plentiful in The House on Mango Street and may be unfamiliar to many readers. A vocabulary words squares activity will help kids remember the meaning of these words and add to their...
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The House on Mango Street: The Magic Square

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Engage readers of Sandra Cisneros' The House on Mango Street in vocabulary study with a game that asks learners to match words with their definitions to solve a puzzle.
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The Search for Identity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discover how writers express identity in their writing. Learners explore how issues of identity surface in the literature of minority writers. Scholars watch a video, read and discuss biographies, conduct research, engage in creative...
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The House on Mango Street

For Teachers 9th - 11th
A very detailed and comprehensive PowerPoint, you might need to set aside two class periods to discuss it in its entirety. To introduce The House on Mango Street, this teacher discusses the author, literary movements, the influence of...
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House on Mango Street

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students complete a guided reading study and autobiographical essay for Sandra Cisneros' House on Mango Street. In this literary analysis lesson, students read the novel, complete novel response activities, book review worksheets, and...
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Individual Empowerment in the Face of Oppression

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate non-violent ways of dealing with conflicts by performing short plays.  In this philosophy lesson, 6th graders discuss how men can gain power in a non-violent manner similar to Gandhi's actions.  Students read...
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Elements of a Short Story (SMARTboard)

For Teachers 7th - 8th
TV for homework? Your pupils' dreams have come true! After reading Sandra Cisneros's "Eleven," they analyze the elements of the story, particularly the plot and and climax. The lesson could work with any short story that you are using to...
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House on Mango Street: Future Opportunities and Limitations

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students complete a literary analysis lesson for House on Mango Streetby Sandra Cisneros. In this literary analysis lesson, students read and discuss the assigned chapters and complete an open mind diagram. Students write a letter from...
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The House on Mango Street List 1 Worksheet

For Students 7th - 8th
As your class begins Sandra Cisneros's coming-of-age novel, The House on Mango Street, provide them with some vocabulary help! This two-page resource introduces 20 unfamiliar words to get your class started with. Example words include...

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