by Pam Muñoz Ryan
Assignments & Activities
Available to teachers only as part of the Esperanza Rising Teacher Pass
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Sample of Assignments & Activities
Everything Esperanza: A Dramatic Presentation
Objective: Esperanza Rising is a great text to help students understand Mexican culture, but this novel isn't all quinceaneras and mariachi music; it takes things one step further by adding strife, poverty, and death to t...
Objective: We all have cultural diversity in our ancestry, and Esperanza is no different: Abuelita came from Spain to Mexico and Esperanza left Mexico to travel to California. There are also other characters of different ancestry ...