Point of View: Comparing Esperanza's and Isabel's Perspectives About Life in the Camp (Chapter 7: "Las Cebollas/Onions")

This Point of View: Comparing Esperanza's and Isabel's Perspectives About Life in the Camp (Chapter 7: "Las Cebollas/Onions") lesson plan also includes:

Explore point of view and more with a Common Core-designed instructional activity. Learners experience different points of view by representing one of two characters from Esperanza Rising during a partner discussion. They must use evidence from the text that supports their side during the discussion. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use elements from the lesson in your novel unit, or use the lesson as a whole
  • Bring in examples of other books and stories that have multiple perspectives
Pros

  • Includes a close reading with text-dependent questions
  • Prompts learners to determine the meaning of words using context clues and metaphors
  • Lesson ends with an exit ticket and a debrief
Cons

  • None