Reflection: Adjustments to Practice Two Way Mirror: Revealing information about the narrator and other characters in "The House on Mango Street" - Section 4: Application: Independent Practice


Shortly after students began working together, I realized that I should have allowed them to preview the bottom questions on the chart because they would be more likely to collect convincing evidence about Esperanza and other characters in her neighborhood if they knew what type of question they would need to answer. I would suggest having your students preview the questions so that they are ready to roll with their evidence collection.

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Two Way Mirror: Revealing information about the narrator and other characters in "The House on Mango Street"

Unit 5: The Search for Identity: "The House on Mango Street"
Lesson 3 of 7

Objective: SWBAT collect information about the relationships between Esperanza in "The House on Mango Street" and people in her neighborhood.

Big Idea: Go Figure--Students determine how figurative language and other stylistic elements in a section of a text reveal information about the narrator-character relationships.

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