This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Chapter 1 Cisneros' Hispanic heritage exhibits in her language, perceptions and attitudes. The objective of this lesson is to explore Hispanic culture and its impact on the book.
1) Lead the class in a discussion about Hispanic culture. Begin with a definition and ask the class to validate their understanding by offering examples from the book. Where do the students think Cisneros has lived? What do they use to...
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