Esperanza Rising

Assignments and Resources:

Pre-Reading Assignments

Assignment 1:  About The Author:  Write a one page report about Pam Muñoz Ryan.  Resources are listed below.  Due:  Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015.
http://www.pammunozryan.com
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/contributor/pam-munoz-ryan-1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pam_Muñoz_Ryan
http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/ryan

Assignment 2:  Proverbs.
View Prereading powerpoint:  Esperanza Rising.ppt

Print and complete the following form about proverbs.  Due: Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015.
Proverbs Worksheet.pdf


Assignment 3:  Prologue:  Prologue Vocabulary Words:   Esperanza Rising 1924 Vocabulary.pptx
Use your choice of the following word maps (one for each word) to learn the words in the powerpoint above.
Own the Word Vocabulary Builder.pdf
Verbal and Visual Word Association Vocabulary Builder.pdf
Word Detective Vocabulary Builder.pdf
wordmap.pdf
wordmap2.pdf


Assignment 4:  Personification:  Learn about the writing technique called personification by completing the assignment below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrEy_7QgbDE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMKgLnhelX4
What is Personification.pdf


Assignment 5:  Allusions:  Learn about the writing technique that uses allusions by completing the assignment below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_BONEMH4GY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJ9vHo-HCVY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNzw5KLeR60
Allusions.pdf


Assignment 6:  Similies:  Learn about similes by completing the assignment below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rqja8vO3LEQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X0OIGF_sb4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFhu23Tq4eQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZzbQk4SwYI

Similes.pdf


Assignment 7:  Metaphors:  Learn about metaphors by completing the assignment below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHBWZDVMVqA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W26o9xM4sMM

Metaphors.pdf


Assignment 8:  Alliteration:  Learn about alliteration by completing the assignment below.
http://video.about.com/grammar/What-Is-Alliteration-.htm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhrY5ZCYtlU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DGJu6LzUfYM

Alliteration.pdf


Assignment 9:  Onomatopoeia:  Learn about this strange word by completing the assignment below.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8m6slAMvsM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAYGa3Lvlq0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YBTxCGhlio

Onomatopoeia.pdf


Prologue and Las Uvas

Assignment 1:  Read 1924 and Las Uvas out loud.  Practice reading it outloud until you can read it with expression and with correct pronunciation.

Assignment 2:  Vocabulary:  Read 1924 and Las Uvas again.  As you read, find the definitions for the Spanish and English vocabulary words.  Complete word maps for each word.
01 Prologue y Las Uvas Vocab Assignment.pdf
Own the Word Vocabulary Builder.pdf


Assignment 3:  Comprehension:  Print the assignment below.  On a separate piece of paper, write your answers using complete sentences.
01 Prologue y Las Uvas Comprehension Assignment.pdf


Assignment 4:  Journaling:  Print the assignment below.  On a separate piece of paper, write your answers using complete sentences.
01 Prologue y Las Uvas Journaling.pdf


Assignment 5:  Vocabulary Test: 

Vocabulary Test Practice:

Esperanza Rising Las Uvas Vocab Test Practice.ppt


Assignment 6:  Comprehension Test: 

Assignment 7:  Vocabulary Test

Las Papayas

Las Papayas Vocab and Comprehension Assignment.pdf


Los Melones

Esperanza Rising Los Melones Vocabulary Drill.pptx