Esperanza Rising Unit Novel Study

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Free up your time with Esperanza Rising, a 110 page common-core aligned complete Literature Guide for the novel. This novel study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. The Calendar explains the skills and activities for the day, and the weekly assessments are Common Core aligned and include all answer keys. Each quiz and test question is matched and labeled with the exact Common Core standard. These questions go BEYOND basic understanding and hit the high rigor teachers are looking for, and other literature guides do not provide. The Table of Contents makes finding information quick and easy. This guide is loaded with high rigor activities and assessments. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.

Included in this Literature Guide:

How to Use This Guide
Sample Day by Day 6 week Calendar Schedule

Introductory and Informational Materials:
Biography on the author, Pam Munuz Ryan
Informational Article - The Mexican Revolution
Informational Quiz on The Mexican Revolution (multiple choice)
-Aligns with Reading Informational Common-Core Standards
Answer Key for Informational Quiz
Esperanza Rising Plot Summary (for teacher)
Digital Project - Aguascalientes, Mexico to the San Joaquin Valley, California

Esperanza Rising Vocabulary Development:
Vocabulary Words, Definitions, and Links to Electronic Flashcards and Games
Esperanza Rising Vocabulary Quiz List 1
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz List 1
Esperanza Rising Vocabulary Quiz List 2
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz List 2

Chapter Questions and Answer for All Fourteen Chapters!

Speaking and Listening Skills:
Dialogue Reading Activity
-Aligns with Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards


Reading Literature Assessments:
Esperanza Rising Quiz Chapters 1 – 4 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 1 – 4
Esperanza Rising Quiz Chapters 5 - 8 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 5 - 8
Esperanza Rising Quiz Chapters 9 - 11 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 9 - 11
Quiz Chapters 12-14 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 12 - 14
Esperanza Rising Final Test (multiple choice/matching)
Answer Key Final Test
- Quizzes/Final Test Align with Reading Literature Common Core

Skill Building Activities and Worksheets:

Elements of Plot Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Figurative Language Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
The Elements of a Story Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Ans. Key

Writing Skills:
Smiley-Face Tricks Writing Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/An Key
Open-ended Response Writing Activity and Rubrics
Expository (Persuasive) Essay Writing Project and Rubrics
Narrative Writing Project and Rubrics
-Aligns with Writing Common Core Standards

Grammar Skills:
The Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Activity Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Direct and Indirect Objects Activity
Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Aligns with Language Common Core Standards

Recipe: Mexican Wedding Cookies!

Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
Reading Literature RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.5., RL.6, RL.7, RL.8, RL.9, RL.10
Reading Informational RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5., RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.9, RI.10
Writing W.2, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.9
Speaking and Listening SL.1A, SL.1B, SL.1C, SL.1D, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.5, SL.6
Language L.1A, L.1B, L.1C, L.1D, L.1E, L.6.4A, L.6.4B, L.6.4D, L.6.5A, L.6.5B, L.6.5C, L.6.5D

Skills tested include but are not limited to:
recall
inferences
predictions
point of view
theme
symbolism
irony (verbal, situational, dramatic)
plot (exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, resolution)
type of conflict
cause and effect
figurative language (recognizing and explaining)
vocabulary in context
summarizing
main idea
flashback
foreshadowing 


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Total Pages
110
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Teaching Duration
2 Months

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Esperanza Rising Unit Novel Study
Esperanza Rising Unit Novel Study
Esperanza Rising Unit Novel Study
Esperanza Rising Unit Novel Study