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Esperanza Rising

Esperanza Rising


by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Current Events & Pop Culture

Available to teachers only as part of the Esperanza Rising Teacher Pass

Esperanza Rising Teacher Pass includes:

  • Assignments & Activities
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  • Current Events & Pop Culture articles
  • Discussion & Essay Questions
  • Challenges & Opportunities
  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Current Events & Pop Culture

Where It All Began

We cannot begin to understand Esperanza and her background unless we understand where she was born and spent the first years of her life, so we are going to Mexico! To begin our exploration of this great country, why not start at a little place called Aguascalientes. Recognize that name? Pack your bags because you are headed there when you click this link.