In this novel unit, you'll find 18 differentiated activities for "Esperanza Rising" by Pam Munoz Ryan. This novel study is complete as is, or makes a great companion to your current curriculum. Each activity comes in 2 formats to mix and match based on the needs of your classroom - cut/paste interactive notebook activities and traditional print and go worksheets.
This resource is perfect if you're looking for novel activities that are engaging and demonstrate comprehension WITHOUT multiple choice tests! You'll notice that this open-ended project is incredibly flexible allowing your students to think creatively and work through their book in a natural way.
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Your students will work on the following tasks:
Writing Poetry (4 Included - Free Verse, Personification, Cinquain, and Character)
Point of View
Author Biography Research
Note to the Author
Write a Brief Book Review
Venn Diagram – Compare and Contrast
Diary Entry from a Main Character
PLUS a variety of activities to allow students to express their comprehension using artistic creativity!
In addition, you'll receive a note-taking bookmark AND 24 higher order thinking questions for ANY novel.
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