This 10-question multiple choice quiz measures comprehension and holds students accountable for reading The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. An answer key is included.
The assessment covers sections titled "Bums in the Attic" through "What Sally Said." Questions pertain to the following key details:
♦ Esperanza's decision to stop going to look at dream houses and her reasoning
♦ Esperanza's decision to let bums live in the attic of her future house
♦ Esperanza's concern that she is not attractive enough
♦ Esperanza's decision not to surrender her power as a female and how it manifests
♦ Esperanza's mom and her past
♦ Esperanza's mom and her comments about being "a smart cookie"
♦ Sally and the abuse she suffers from her father
♦ The reason Sally's father abuses her
♦ Sally's attempts to seek safety and Esperanza's willingness to protect her