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2 Unit 1: Historical and Literary Context Week One Overview 5 days, 1 hour each day 10 minutes: Grammar/Writing/Vocabulary warm up 1-2 minutes: Introduction, Objectives, Expectations minutes: Mini Lesson and practice 20 minutes: Read 5-10 minutes: Wrap up with Writing Reflection

3 Similes and Metaphors Day One: “The House on Mango Street” – “Gil's Furniture Bought & Sold”

4 Record the rule in your grammar journal. Using your novel, find and record as many abstract nouns as you can before the timer signals the end of this warm up. Be ready to share out and discuss. Record the rule in your grammar journal. Using your novel, find and record as many abstract nouns as you can before the timer signals the end of this warm up. Be ready to share out and discuss.

5 Listen to a lesson on Similes and Metaphors Take notes to refer to later for the task Read from “The House on Mango Street,” record examples of similes and metaphors from the text, and explain their meanings Create our own similes and metaphors and explain what they mean. Identify examples of figurative language in the novel.

6 Research Paper Find ten new and interesting facts about Sandra Cisneros that you didn’t use in your last paper. Due this Friday. Use at least one cited resource. See MLA citation handout. Be prepared to share.

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8 Mini Lesson: Similes and Metaphors Similes and Metaphors make comparisons The comparisons made are not always obvious, which can sometimes make them difficult to fully understand. During this unit you will be expected to identify and explain figurative language (similes and metaphors) in THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET both individually and in groups. You will also create your own examples. Questions? During this unit you will be expected to identify and explain figurative language (similes and metaphors) in THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET both individually and in groups. You will also create your own examples. Questions?

9 Quick Write: Create a simile or metaphor about yourself. Then, identify it as a simile or metaphor. Finally, explain its meaning. Your paper should look like this: 1.(Write your simile or metaphor here) 2. This is an example of a ________________. 3. My simile/metaphor means ____________ _________________________________________. 1.(Write your simile or metaphor here) 2. This is an example of a ________________. 3. My simile/metaphor means ____________ _________________________________________.

10 Classwork We will read along and listen to THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET together. After reading you will identify and explain at least three examples of figurative language, so keep an eye out for those while we read.

11 Homework: (must be 100% done) 1.Write two metaphors and two similes that describe your family members and/or friends. 2.Explain each example's meaning. 3.One simile should use "like" (My girlfriend's eyes are like emeralds), and one should use "as" (My roommate is as lazy as a panda bear). 4.Then write two metaphors. 5.BE SURE TO EXPLAIN ALL FOUR EXAMPLES. 1.Write two metaphors and two similes that describe your family members and/or friends. 2.Explain each example's meaning. 3.One simile should use "like" (My girlfriend's eyes are like emeralds), and one should use "as" (My roommate is as lazy as a panda bear). 4.Then write two metaphors. 5.BE SURE TO EXPLAIN ALL FOUR EXAMPLES.

12 Writing Wrap up: In your journal, reflect on the opening four vignettes in THE HOUSE ON MANGO STREET. What kind of girl do you think Esperanza is? Would you want to be her friend? Why or why not?

13 Point of View Day Two: “Louie, His Cousin…” – “The Family of Little Feet”

14 Record the rule in your grammar journal. Look back at the list of abstract nouns and create a chart like the one above. Beside each abstract noun, write the person from the novel associated with it. Be ready to share out and discuss. Record the rule in your grammar journal. Look back at the list of abstract nouns and create a chart like the one above. Beside each abstract noun, write the person from the novel associated with it. Be ready to share out and discuss.

15 Listen to a lesson about point of view Take notes to refer to later for the task Read from “The House on Mango Street” and complete some quick writes. Work with your partner in order to understand point of view better.

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17 Discussion: What point of view is “The Three Little Pigs” told from? What evidence do you have to prove this? Hint: pay attention to the pronouns. Discuss with your partner and write down your evidence. Be prepared to share. What perspective is this story told from? How about this story? Compare the different points of view and discuss with your partner. Record a summary of your discussion.

18 Classwork While we read today, notice Esperanza's narration style in the 1st person POV. Try to identify examples of subjective narration that force us, the readers, to infer deeper meaning. While we read today, notice Esperanza's narration style in the 1st person POV. Try to identify examples of subjective narration that force us, the readers, to infer deeper meaning.

19 After Reading With a partner, review "Cathy Queen of Cats" and identify an example of Esperanza possibly not fully understanding something. Write the example and then explain the full meaning. Now, review "Louie, His Cousin..." again. Discuss with your partner the deeper meaning of what is really happening here. With a partner, review "Cathy Queen of Cats" and identify an example of Esperanza possibly not fully understanding something. Write the example and then explain the full meaning. Now, review "Louie, His Cousin..." again. Discuss with your partner the deeper meaning of what is really happening here.

20 Wrap up: Write a paragraph from the 3rd person omniscient POV that fully explains what is happening. (For example, "Esperanza at first is not sure that Louie's cousin stole the Cadillac..."

21 Symbols Day Three: “A Rice Sandwich” – “Papa Who Wakes…”

22 Write the sentence with the correct word in your grammar journal.

23 Listen to a lesson about symbols Take notes to refer to later for the task Read from “The House on Mango Street” and complete some quick writes. Work with your partner to discuss how symbols are important in literature and in our daily lives.

24 Discussion: What are some symbols that we encounter in our daily lives? Work with your partner to list or draw as many symbols as you can before the timer goes off.

25 How many of these symbols can you identify? Were any of these on your list? Discuss

26 Record the information on the slide in the “Literature Notes” section of your journal.

27 Symbolism in Film

28 Classwork While we read, try to keep an eye out for any symbolism in the chapters. What object(s) might stand for more than themselves? Tip: Look for an object that keeps showing up in different ways or contexts. While we read, try to keep an eye out for any symbolism in the chapters. What object(s) might stand for more than themselves? Tip: Look for an object that keeps showing up in different ways or contexts.

29 After Reading With a partner, reread "The Family of Little Feet" and "Chanclas." Focus on the shoes in each chapter. Explain to the best of your ability what you believe the shoes symbolize. Write your idea and be sure to explain why you say that. Consider the deeper meaning. With a partner, reread "The Family of Little Feet" and "Chanclas." Focus on the shoes in each chapter. Explain to the best of your ability what you believe the shoes symbolize. Write your idea and be sure to explain why you say that. Consider the deeper meaning.

30 Think about what we have read so far. Write a paragraph listing and explaining at least one other symbol in the text. What is it and what does it mean? Wrap up:

31 Tone Day Four: “Born Bad” – “The Earl of Tennessee”

32 Write the sentence with the correct word in your grammar journal.

33 Listen to examples of tone. Take notes to refer to later for the task. Read from “The House on Mango Street” and complete some quick writes. Work with your partner to discuss tone and how we identify the tone of a text.

34 Copy the information on this slide in the “Literature Notes” section of your journal.

35 Let's look at some examples to get an idea of some examples of tone. Write the adjective that describes the tone for each video. 1. “To This Day” - Shane Koyczan 1. “To This Day” - Shane Koyczan 2. Baba Says “Cool For Thought2. Baba Says “Cool For Thought” 2. Baba Says “Cool For Thought 3. Rachel Rostad - "Names" 3. Rachel Rostad - "Names" 4. A Hundred Words You Could Say Instead Of Swag - George Watsky 4. A Hundred Words You Could Say Instead Of Swag - George Watsky

36 Classwork As we read think about the tone of each chapter. Are any similar? Does the tone change at all? We will come back to this after we finish reading.

37 After Reading Identify the tone of the following chapters. For each, write two sentences that support your answer. For example, if the tone is sad, write two sentences from that chapter that are sad. 1. Hips 2. Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark 3. Elenita, Cards, Palm, Water 4. The First Job (There are 2 tones here, list them both) Identify the tone of the following chapters. For each, write two sentences that support your answer. For example, if the tone is sad, write two sentences from that chapter that are sad. 1. Hips 2. Papa Who Wakes Up Tired in the Dark 3. Elenita, Cards, Palm, Water 4. The First Job (There are 2 tones here, list them both)

38 Wrap up: Discuss your answers with your partner. Were your answers similar? Did the author tell the story with the same tone that you would have used? Explain.

39 Theme Day Five: “Sire” – “A Smart Cookie”

40 1.What is point of view? 2.What are the types? 3.From which point of view is “The House on Mango Street” told? 4.What is symbolism? 5.Give an example. 6.What is tone? 7.Give an example. 8.Write a sentence from the novel that has a concrete and an abstract noun. Identify each. 9.Write a sentence or two using there, their, and they’re. 1.What is point of view? 2.What are the types? 3.From which point of view is “The House on Mango Street” told? 4.What is symbolism? 5.Give an example. 6.What is tone? 7.Give an example. 8.Write a sentence from the novel that has a concrete and an abstract noun. Identify each. 9.Write a sentence or two using there, their, and they’re.

41 Listen to a lesson about theme. Take notes to refer to later for the task. Watch a short video and discuss the theme. Read from “The House on Mango Street” and complete some quick writes. Work with your partner to discuss how we identify the theme of a text.

42 Copy the information on this slide in the “Literature Notes” section of your journal.

43 Class Work: Watch the following video and think about the theme(s) that are developed.

44 Discussion: Discuss the theme from the film. Justify the theme you chose. What parts of the film serve as evidence to support your choice?

45 Classwork As we read, think about themes that are present. Be prepared to share. As we read, think about themes that are present. Be prepared to share.

46 After Reading For each vignette that we read today: 1. Write at least one theme. 2. Record at least 3 sentences from the story that helped you identify the theme that you wrote down. 3. Discuss with your partner. Explain why you identified that as the theme. For each vignette that we read today: 1. Write at least one theme. 2. Record at least 3 sentences from the story that helped you identify the theme that you wrote down. 3. Discuss with your partner. Explain why you identified that as the theme.

47 Wrap up: Think back over what we have read. Which vignette was your favorite? Summarize what the vignette was about, describe the characters, and explain the theme.


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