Esperanza Rising Resource Set

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Summary

Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Set during the Dust Bowl, Esperanza Rising tells the story of a young Mexican girl who was born into wealth and privilege. Esperanza’s story is one of many mountains and valleys, good times and difficult. Through paying careful attention to the challenges and struggles Esperanza faces, students will learn to determine the overarching themes of this beautifully written novel.

Teach with Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

This resource set includes everything you need to deliver meaningful reading instruction

  • Interactive Lesson Plan for 13 Book Club Meetings Focusing on Determining Theme
  • Chapter by Chapter Discussion Guide
  • Chapter by Chapter Vocabulary Guide
  • Book Club Calendar
  • Conversation Prompts
  • Expectations for Book Club Anchor Chart / Student Reference Sheet
  • Student Self Evaluation Forms
  • Running Record Assessment Tool
  • Student Reading Response Guide
  • Comprehension Assessment Rubric
  • Common Core State Standard Assessment
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CCSS Alignment
TEKS Alignment
  • CCSS Alignment: L.5.6 RF.5.3 RF.5.4 RL.5.1 RL.5.10 RL.5.2 RL.5.3 RL.5.4 RL.5.5 RL.5.6 RL.5.7 RL.5.9 SL.5.1a SL.5.1b SL.5.1c SL.5.1d SL.5.2 SL.5.3 W.5.9
  • Vocabulary: L.5.4a L.5.5 L.5.6
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    Esperanza Rising Resource Set

    Esperanza Rising Vocabulary Connections

    Before your students can fully comprehend and enjoy Esperanza Rising, it’s helpful to introduce words that might be new to readers. Either download the Esperanza Rising Super Pack or this individual Vocabulary Builder for resources and activities that support Tier 2 and Tier 3 vocabulary growth through fun and productive interactions with new words.
    Common Core Alignment:

    L.5.4a L.5.5 L.5.6

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