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September 5-6, 2013 I can apply knowledge of word meanings, roots, etc. I can evaluate each vignette in order to understand what it says about the theme.

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1 September 5-6, 2013 I can apply knowledge of word meanings, roots, etc. I can evaluate each vignette in order to understand what it says about the theme of identity. I can apply literary devices within my own writing.

2 Bell Ringer Read the questions and all the answer options. Read the passage carefully. Answer questions on your bell ringer sheet AND explain why you chose that answer. Place this under the bell ringer section in your binder.

3 Grammar A sentence is a group of words that expresses a complete thought. Ex: We found a deserted cabin at the top of the hill A fragment is a group of words that does not express a complete thought. Ex: At the top of the hill 1.Tomas did not go to the auto show 2.By the side of the babbling brook 3.I went to the museum last week 4.Mile after mile along the great highway

4 Grammar Cont. Complete the grammar worksheet on your own. Put your answers into the clickers. ▫A=Complete Sentence ▫B=Sentence Fragment

5 Grammar All sentences ended with a period. Complete Sentences 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 13, 14, 16, 21, 22, 24, 27, 28 Fragments 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12,15,17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 25, 26,

6 Vocabulary We will take an in-depth look at some very important vocabulary words. Please look at the model provided. Work with a partner to fill out your vocabulary sheet for the word: uncomplicated. ▫Keep these handy because you will be tested over these words.

7 Finish Work Draw a map of at least 5 places on Mango Street: character’s houses, apartments, stores, etc. You may also add other significant features of the neighborhood like pets, objects, trees, etc. Select one quotation from the novel for each building or feature of the street and copy it onto your map in a physically or symbolically appropriate location. (For example if I were talking about Esperanza’s house, I might write the quotation “It’s small and red with tight steps in front and windows so small you’d think they were holding their breath” (4) on the windows of the house.)

8 Pre-reading questions How is growing into a teenage body (physically, mentally and emotionally) like moving into a new house/apartment? Compare the experiences of moving into a new house/apartment to the experiences of being a teenager.

9 Read Read pg : The Family of Little Feet; A Rice Sandwich; Chanclas; Hips; The First Job Answer the questions: How does Esperanza change as she enters adolescence? How does each vignette show something about identity? How does it connect to you, something you have read, or your world?

10 Your next vignette Describe your adolescence. ▫This time your writing should be at least 2 paragraphs. ▫Include at least 3 pieces of imagery and 1 other device of your choice.


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