Sandra Cisneros "My Name" Lesson with Mentor Essay

Yaddy's Room
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8th - 10th
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In this literary analysis lesson for Sandra Cisneros' vignette "My Name", students will complete an anticipation guide, complete a close read of a selection from the vignette, answer analysis questions, look at metaphors and similes from the vignette, plan a mentor essay, and create a TikTok based on the vignette. This lesson works great as a stand-alone story, part of an identity unit, or as part of a larger unit on culture to use with anchor texts such as The House on Mango Street, Born a Crime, or Crying in H Mart.

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7: 5 Student worksheets, 2 answer keys
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.


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