Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Block Party On Mango Street - Section 2: Who Are The People in Esperanza's Neighborhood?


As I witnessed in the Identity Bead activity, my students truly enjoy the opportunity to be occasionally creative in visual ways.  I found very little need to redirect my students, as they genuinely seemed to enjoy choosing a character and completing the assignment.  I found it validating how much my students have come to "own" this text, talking about the characters as if they know them and relishing in bringing them to life through their drawings.

  The Power Of Creative Release
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: The Power Of Creative Release
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Block Party On Mango Street

Unit 3: House on Mango Street Part II
Lesson 11 of 13

Objective: SWBAT select a character of their choice from The House On Mango Street and complete an inference activity which includes an original drawing of chosen character.

Big Idea: Students demonstrate how well they know their Mango Street neighbors.

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