Lesson 1 (from Prologue - Chapter 1: "The Boy Left Behind")
In this lesson, students will analyze the author’s purpose in Enrique’s Journey. The author writes about the plight of immigrant mothers and children in the opening section, and she briefly details what she learns. In this section, students will be asked to analyze why Nazario wrote the book as well as the implications she hopes the book will have on current readers, both American and Latina.
Individual Activity: As students enter the room, have them complete the KW sections of a KWL chart that details what they KNOW about immigration and what they WANT to know about immigration. Ask students to retain the chart to revisit at the end of the unit when they will complete the L portion of the chart about what they have LEARNED about immigration.
Read Aloud: Together, students and the instructor will read the Prologue. Before reading, share...
Aligned to the following Common Core Standards:
- ELA-Reading: Literature RL.9-10.1, 9-10.6, 9-10.10, 11-12.1, 11-12.10
- ELA-Writing W.9-10.9, 11-12.9
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