Presentation on theme: "Trashketball House on Mango Street Review. Rules of Trashketball 1.Stay in your seats at all times. 2.You will have 30-60 seconds to discuss the answer."— Presentation transcript:
Trashketball House on Mango Street Review
Rules of Trashketball 1.Stay in your seats at all times. 2.You will have 30-60 seconds to discuss the answer to a question AND 3.Write ONE response to the question on a sheet of paper. 4.All teams will hold up their answers. 5.If you are correct, your team will get the opportunity to shoot the correct response into the trashcan from a 1, 2, or 3 point line. 6.If the shot is made, the team gets extra- credit. 7.Shots will be made after ALL the questions have been answered.
1 Q.1) Esperanza is named after:
Answer Her great grandmother
2 Esperanza dreams of having:
Answer House of her own
3 Which one of the following would be used as evidence to support the claim that the House on Mango Street is not what Esperanza wisher for in her dream house? A.Esperanza thinks the house is too small B.It’s small and red with tight steps and window so small you’d think they were holding their breath C.It had real stairs, not hallway stairs D.We’d have a basement and at least three washrooms
Answer B. It is small and red with tight steps and window so small you’d think they were holding their breath
4 In "The Family of Little Feet," the girls try on high heels and walk around the neighborhood with them. They are having a fun time until what happens?
Answer A bum asks Rachel for a kiss
5 Which one of the following demonstrates personification? A.We come from Texas B.Nenny and I don’t look like sisters C.As if the wheels were spaghetti D.Not the shy …giggles
Answer D. Not the shy…giggles
6 What type of sandwich does Esperanza bring to lunch the day she gets to eat in the "Canteen" at school?
Answer A rice sandwich
7 Which one of the following demonstrates a simile? A.Two girls raggedy as rats live across the street B.Five dollars, five dollars C.In English my names means hope D.I would like to baptize myself under a new name
Answer A. Two girls raggedy as rats live across the street
8 When the girls are playing double-dutch (jump rope) they begin singing about what?
9 Esperanza describes her house as “red and crumbly”. What literary device is the author using?
10 What is Esperanza's first job?
Answer Developing pictures
11 What is the significance of the “Four Skinny Trees” vignette?
Answer It describes her feelings about overcoming obstacles
12 What does Esperanza and Nenny want to buy at the antiques store (what do the girls call it in the book)?
Answer A Music Box
13 What color does Esperanza say her name is like?
Answer A muddy color
14 What is the name of the boy Marin dances with at a club? (He is later killed by a hit- and-run accident.)
15 How would you descirbe Esperanza's great grandmother?
Answer Wild and independent
16 “Until then I am a red balloon tied to an anchor." This figure of speech is an example of:
Answer A Metaphor
17 Which character is related to French royalty, and also likes cats?
18 What two things are Alicia afraid of?
Answer Mice and Fathers
19 What family has too many kids and no dad?
Answer The Vargas family
20 What does Darius say one of the clouds looks like? –Remember this was something that impressed the others, since Darius is usually not insightful
21 Louie, who steals a car, is whose cousin?
22 Esperanza has several interactions with nuns in the story. How do the nuns generally make Esperanza feel?
23 Why is Esperanza embarrassed at the baptism party?
Answer Her shoes are old
24 What does Elenita, the fortune teller, see in Esperanza'a future?
Answer A home in the heart
25 In the vignette “A Good Day”, what makes it a good day?
Answer Esperanza makes 2 new friends and buys a bike with them
26 What is the theme of the novel?
27 Make a connection: Relate the novel to important ideas of the place in which it is set.
Answer Answers will vary. Mrs. Bromagen will decide if your team will shoot.