This resource for “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros includes awesome reading questions as well as an activating strategy and an after reading project!
At first glance, “Eleven” appears to be a simple story about a traumatic event experienced by a young girl on her birthday. However, upon a deeper look, this story reveals a struggle of facing unjust assumptions and stigmas. This story is a great opportunity to challenge students to consider additional struggles people face on top of the universal growing pains. This story is the perfect way to include more Hispanic voices in your classroom, especially during Hispanic Heritage Month!
Included in this purchase:
- Suggested Lesson Procedure for teachers
- Before Reading Activating Strategy
- 25 Literary Analysis Questions
- After Reading Creative Project (with pattern ideas for designing your own sweater and an example project)
- Answer Keys
File Types Included:
Teacher Guide and Answer Keys (PDF)
Student Copy of Activities (Word document—editable for teachers)
Student Copy of Activities (PDF—ready to print)
Design Your Own Sweater Project Details and Rubric (PDF and Powerpoint)
Blank Sweater Printable Worksheet and Student Example (PDF)
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