The House on Mango Street: Vocabulary Word Squares

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Chanclas, muerto, cuando. Spanish words are plentiful in The House on Mango Street and may be unfamiliar to many readers. A vocabulary words squares activity will help kids remember the meaning of these words and add to their understanding of Sandra Cisneros' writing style.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Assign groups of four one word on the list and then jigsaw groups and have individuals teach their word to the new group
  • Have Spanish speakers serve as translators and model pronunciation
Classroom Considerations

  • The final resource in a series of 11 designed for The House on Mango Street
Pros

  • The resource includes a rationale for the activity, complete directions, and a printable assignment sheet that includes directions and the vocabulary words
Cons

  • No model is included