Esperanza Rising Novel Study Unit

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This novel study for Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, contains 139 pages of resources, including comprehension and vocabulary by chapter, reading response activities, assessments, and more.

Focus standards include figurative language, theme, character analysis, plot, and setting.

No-prep, predictable, and extremely user-friendly, this literature guide is perfect for whole class, small group, or independent study. 

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♥Included BONUS digital version works with Google Drive and contains eye-catching, color, interactive versions of all resources.

♥Use the paper OR digital version; BOTH are included with your purchase!

1) Student Chapter Work
•Every section covers 1-2 chapters and contains the following six parts.
→Quickwrite-Encourages freewriting and relates the text to the student.
→Vocabulary-introduces 4 new words for every section.
→True/False, Multiple Choice, and/or Sequencing questions.
→Standards Focus Activity.
Comprehension and Analysis-3 written response questions.
→Beyond-a creative activity that might include art, brainstorming, or writing.

2) 17 Common Core-aligned Reading Response Activities 
•Questions and Answers
•Response to Literature: Theme
•Devil's Advocate: Theme
•Main Events
•Esperanza Rising: Cause and Effect
•Esperanza's Problems
•Character Notes
•Character Traits
•Character Comparison
•Settings and Emotions
•Figurative Language
•Symbolism
•Strikers vs. Workers
•My Book Cover
Reading Strategy: Preview Walk
My Book Review
•Journal: Freewriting

3) Vocabulary Focus
•Two Vocabulary Reviews
•Practice with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, context clues
•Vocabulary Lists that come with and without definitions
•Four challenge words chosen for you from every 1-2 chapters
•Vocabulary Word Wall cards in full color
•Vocabulary Flashcards in b/w 

4) Culminating Project Options
•9 creative project choices for students to complete after they finish the book

5) Two Assessments
•Test comprehension and vocabulary
Test #1-Chapters 1 to 5
•Test #2-Chapters 6 to 10
Test #3-Chapters 11 to 14

6) Student Bookmarks
•Serve as reference tools
•Highlight plot, setting, characters
•Attractive art 

7) Easy planning and Low Prep
•Unit Map lays it all out for you
•Table of Contents for easy navigation
•Common Core Codes included for all activities
Student Packet Covers
All Answer Keys

8) Instructions for digital Google Drive Version

For smaller components out of this novel study, click here.
Esperanza Rising: Comprehension & Vocabulary
Esperanza Rising: Activities and Projects
Esperanza Rising: Tests, Quizzes, Assessments

 

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Digital Version Info: For the digital version, you will need Internet access and a free Google account, OR Google Classroom. It will work on computers or iPads. (To use it on an iPad without Google Classroom, simply have your students download the Google Slides app, available for free on iTunes.) Upon purchasing, you will download a document containing a secret link to the digital file, along with explicit, easy-to-follow instructions that will get you started in minutes! Students will be highly engaged and freshly invigorated as they type, draw, and diagram directly into the file on their computers or tablets. They can easily share their work with you as they go, all without the hassle of paper, pencil, and copies.

Terms of Use: This product is not editable. Redistributing, editing, selling, or posting this item on the Internet are all strictly prohibited. Purchasing this product obtains one license, which allows it to be used in one classroom only. 

Refund Policy: Due to the digital nature of this resource, refunds or exchanges cannot be issued. Thank you for carefully reading the description and viewing the preview before your purchase.