Here are 5 wonderful, student-friendly final projects to use in conjunction with Esperanza Rising. Included are:
A DOZEN ROSES FOR ESPERANZA-Students must identify 12 examples of story evidence, including actions and/or dialogue, where Esperanza demonstrates kindness towards others.
SAY WHAT?-Students must match 10 quotes from the story with Esperanza's mood as demonstrated by each quote.
WHY?WHY?WHY?WHY?WHY?-Students must create 5 why questions and answers based on significant story events.
ESPERANZA'S ROLLER COASTER DIARY-Students must write 3 diary entries reflecting on Esperanza's life as a princess, a pauper, and a phoenix using story evidence as support.
MY INTERVIEW WITH ESPERANZA-Students must answer 8 open-ended interview questions from Esperanza's perspective based on story evidence.