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The stories in Sandra Cisneros’s The House on Mango Street form the basis for a lesson on plot elements. The class examines introduction, sequence, problem, rising action, climax, falling action and resolution and identifies these elements in several of Cisneros’s vignettes. Groups then select one chapter from the collection and design a presentation in which they identify the plot elements in their story.