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Esperenza Rising By Pam Munoz Ryan. Vocabulary Pages 1-22 1.Arbors- a shelter of vines or branches 2.Premonition- a feeling about something that is about.

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1 Esperenza Rising By Pam Munoz Ryan

2 Vocabulary Pages 1-22 1.Arbors- a shelter of vines or branches 2.Premonition- a feeling about something that is about to happen 3.Capricious- compulsive and unpredictable 4.Propriety- the state of being proper 5.Scythe- a tool used for cutting 6.Candelabra- branched candlesticks 7.Congregate- to flock together in a crowd 8.Adobe- sun dried clay bricks used for building 9.Vicious- with evil intentions 10.Nape- the back part of the neck 11.Philosophical- relating to philosophy 12.Tendril- a structure used to support climbing plants 13.Crochet- needlework consisting of interlocking loops 14.Dwindled- to become steadily less 15.Serenade- music that is sung or played complimentary

3 Character Analysis Esperanza Mama Miguel Hortensia Marta Isabel

4 Pages 1-3 Figurative LanguageExample from the textWhat it means Simile Onomatopoeia Personification

5 Pages 1-22 – Metaphor Page 18 “he was a housekeepers son and she was a ranch owner’s daughter and between them, a river ran deep” Page 14 “There is no rose without a thorn” – Foreshadowing- a hint about a future event - Esperanza pricking her finger and thinking “Bad luck” serves as foreshadowing for what event?

6 Vocabulary Pages 80-139 1.Renegade- a person who deserts a party or cause for another 2.Alms- money, food, or donations given to the poor 3.Caboose- car on a freight train that is attached to the end 4.Stagnant- not flowing or moving 5.Sparse- thinly scattered or distributed 6.Undulating- to move in a wavelike motion 7.Complextion- natural color of skin 8.Brooded- to think or worry about

7 9.Blustery- to be loud and noisy 10.Monotonous- lacking variety 11.Spewing- to cast forward or eject in anger 12.Cherub- a beautiful innocent person

8 Symbols The roses symbolize Miguel and Esperanza because Papa had planted one for Miguel and one for Esperanza A trellise is a structure that helps plants grow and rise. Miguel puts a trellise around Esperanza’s rose. What does this foreshadow and symbolize?

9 Irony Irony is an unusual twist of fate. How is the workers strike ironic? What lesson can be learned from this?

10 Vocab Words Pages 140-200 1.Repatriation- to restore or return 2.Incense- to produce a fragrant odor 3.Bereft- deprived or robbed of possessions 4.Riveted- to attract and hold attention 5.Ritual- a ceremony done in accordance with custom 6.Frigid- instantly cold or lacking warmth 7.Cavernous- having caverns or cavities; an empty space 8.Loamy- a mixture composed of moistened clay 9.Rutted- to be in or enter in the state of 10.Animated- having the appearance of something alive

11 11.Susceptible- capable of being affected 12.Humanity- the quality or condition of being human 13.Pruning- to cut off or cut back parts for better shape or growth 14.Strewn- to spread by scattering 15.Taut- having no give or slack 16.Squalor- to live in poverty or hard conditions 17.Bedraggled- left wet and limp 18.Twinge- to affect with a sharp pain 19.Encrusted- to cover or overlay with as with a crust 20.Regimented- governmental rule

12 A dynamic character is a character that changes throughout the course of a novel. A static character is a character that remains the same throughout a novel

13 Marta and Esperanza are 2 characters that have very different perspectives. They both come from different backgrounds which help contribute to the way they see things. – What 2 events are a turning point in their relationship? – How do these events help Esperanza understand Marta’s point of view?

14 Theme Stated Theme- a theme that is directly stated at the end of the novel. – What is the stated theme? Implicit theme- a theme that is revealed by the events that occur in a story, and by what a character learns, does, thinks, or feels. – What is an implicit theme in this novel?

15 Symbols Mountains and valleys are symbols for the ups and downs in life. – The blanket that Esperanza crocheted symbolizes her journey and the many ups and downs that she has experienced Roses – The blooming rose symbolizes Esperanza growing and changing – The thorns on the roses symbolize the difficulties in life.


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