The House on Mango Street Common-Core Aligned Activity Bundle with Assessments and Graphic Organizer
Genre: American Literature
The House on Mango Street
Imagine growing up a Latina girl in a Chicago ghetto full of Chicanos and Puerto Ricans. For Esperanza this was the only life she knew, and it was the life she longed to leave.
A Novel Advantage™ makes the reading of the novella visible. Applying the learning theories of Lev Vygosky, Howard Gardner, Bloom’s Taxonomy, and other educational theorists, A Novel Advantage™ helps to place the student at the center of learning by identifying key concepts the students can explore to help prepare, collaborate, and amplify understanding.
Designed with a focus on student-centered learning, A Novel Advantage™ offers a foundation for learning. Using a framework that Prepares the Learner, Collaborate with the Text, and Amplifying Understanding (PCA), students are able to take the big ideas of the unit and engage in strategies that make their learning evident– allowing the teacher to focus on what really matters– student learning!
A Novel Advantage’s™ The House on Mango Street includes 165 slides, purposefully created to Position the Reader, Collaborate with the Text, and Amplify Understanding which take you into, through and beyond the heartfelt coming of age story.
Each section is further broken down by learning objectives that include –
About the Author
· Historical Background
· Literary Elements
· The Setting
· Character Descriptions
· Formative Assessments
· Chapter Summaries
· Writing Performance Tasks
· Amplifying Your Understanding Activities
· Embedded Graphic Organizers
Bloom's Taxonomy helps close learning gaps and allows time to analyze complex elements. Post-activities and graphic organizers give students opportunities to demonstrate proficiency. With A Novel Advantage™, The House on Mango Street, the vignettes simply come together as a great story, well told!