When I Was Puerto Rican: Graphic Organizer

This When I Was Puerto Rican: Graphic Organizer activity & project also includes:

Readers demonstrate their understanding of Esmerelda Santiago's When I was Puerto Rican with three graphic organizers. The worksheets prompt them to compare two of the characters, to list events in sequence, and to identify the effects of the family's move to Brooklyn.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Model for readers how to complete the cause and effect portion of the graphic organizer
Classroom Considerations

  • Part of a series of resources designed to accompany a reading of When I Was Puerto Rican

  • The two-page resource includes a rationale for the activity, a template for the graphic organizer, directions, and an answer key


Common Core