This PowerPoint is meant to be used fluidly through the reading of the novel Esperanza Rising. There are slides for main literary skills such as main idea, compare & contrast, theme, and sequencing. There are practice slides with student interaction reinforcing context clues and identifying author's point of view. There are slides that foster learning literary devices such as foreshadowing, symbolism, and allegories. Some slides can be used several times as students learn and master reading skills.
Also included is a graphic organizer for keeping track and fostering learning of figurative language as a pdf document.