The House on Mango Street: List-Group-Label

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Encourage close reading of the text and a focus on how Sandra Cisneros' develops her characters with an activity that asks teams to sort, group, and label character descriptions from The House on Mango Street.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have groups create an illustration of one of the characters based on the descriptions and post these images about the room
Classroom Considerations

  • The seventh in a series of 11 resources designed for The House on Mango Street



  • The resource includes a rationale and directions for the activity as well as a list of descriptions taken from the story

  • A template for the quotation cards is not included in the resource