Esperanza Rising Novel Unit | Common Core

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The Best Cross-Curricular & Engaging Novel Unit Out There

This teaching unit covers the novel, Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan.
Empower your students to access higher-level thinking skills and explore an infamous time in history with this unit.

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**UPDATED 5/11/16**
**Update includes COMPLETELY revamped unit with clear teacher instructions, pacing guide/curriculum map, additional study guide answer keys, additional graphic organizers, a novel-genre-author introductory lecture, and many wonderful graphic/aesthetic updates! It's beautiful, organized, and so easy to follow & implement!
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**UPDATED 7/26/15**
**Update included enhanced Chapter 10 study guide with more questions and updated graphics**
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Items Included

-Guided Reading Bookmarks
---Inspire your students to make connections as they read!

-Teaching Unit PowerPoint
---Theme Lesson
---Characterization Lesson
---Plot Analysis Lesson
---Conflict Lesson
---Symbolism Lesson
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“Journal Through Time: A Historical Perspective” Research Writing Assignment.
---Vocabulary words and definitions for all 13 chapters

-Accompanying Guided Notes for PowerPoint
---All PowerPoint Lesson slides printout with blank spaces for students to take notes
---Settings Comparison graphic organizer for Journal through Time activity
---Journal through Time website links
---Journal through Time Grading Rubric

-Chapter Study Guides *Common Core Aligned*
---Chapter 1 + Answer Key
---Chapter 2 + Answer Key
---Chapter 3 & 4 + Answer Key
---Chapter 5 + Answer Key
---Chapter 6 + Answer Key
---Chapter 7 + Answer Key
---Chapter 8 & 9 + Answer Key
---Chapter 10 + Answer Key
---Chapter 11 + Answer Key
---Chapter 12 + Answer Key
---Chapter 13 + Answer Key

-Novel Analysis Packet / Literary Device Running Records
---Conflict Categorization
---Symbolism Running Record
---Plot Diagram
---Dynamic Characterization Graphic Organizer
---List of Literary Devices

-Bulletin Board Materials
---“Esperanza Rises Above the Great Depression” Title (4 different versions)
---“HOPE” to place over “Esperanza” of the title text above once students learn that esperanza means hope in Spanish…thus a built-in SYMBOLISM lesson.
---11 public domain Great Depression images with added EXPLANATORY CAPTIONS.
---A writing activity (which is technically packed in the PowerPoint) from which students’ final draft is posted on the bulletin board.

-Esperanza Rising Final Test
---50 question assessment: MC, T/F, Matching, Fill in the Blank, Essay
---Answer Key

-Final Project: Creative Literary Analysis
---Instructions
---13 creative Project choices
---Common Core Aligned Grading Rubric

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Teaching Duration
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Esperanza Rising Novel Unit | Common Core
Esperanza Rising Novel Unit | Common Core
Esperanza Rising Novel Unit | Common Core
Esperanza Rising Novel Unit | Common Core