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House on Mango Street Bellringer #8 8/21/13. Directions: Use your notes to help you identify the following poetic elements. Then tell why you think that statement represents that poetic element. James is as brave as a lion. You are the light of my life.

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House on mango street bellringer 8 8 21 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #88/21/13

Directions: Use your notes to help you identify the following poetic elements. Then tell why you think that statement represents that poetic element.

  • James is as brave as a lion.

  • You are the light of my life.

  • The leaves on the ground danced in the wind.

    Today’s Target: I can identify poetic devices in a text and apply them on my own.


House on mango street bellringer 9 8 22 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #98/22/13

Directions: Read each example of imagery and then write which of the fives senses you think the imagery appeals to.

  • “I am wearing the new dress, pink and white with stripes, and new underclothes and new socks and old saddle shoes” (47).

  • “The seats were big and soft like a sofa” (24).

  • “It’s like drops of water. Or like marimbas only with a funny little plucked sound to it like if you were running your fingers across the teeth of a metal comb” (20).

    Today’s Target: I can identify poetic devices in a text and apply them on my own.


House on mango street bellringer 10 8 23 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #108/23/13

METAPHOR REVIEW:

  • Choose one metaphor from the list on the right and explain why it is a metaphor.

  • Choose another metaphor and explain why it is a metaphor.

    Today’s Target: I can use the writing process to create a product that shows poetic elements.


House on mango street bellringer 11 8 26 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #118/26/13

PERSONIFICATION REVIEW:

  • Choose one personification from the list on the right and explain why it shows personification.

  • Choose another example of personification and explain why it shows personification.

    Today’s Target: I can use the writing process to create a product that shows poetic elements.


House on mango street bellringer 12 8 27 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #128/27/13

Directions: Use your House on Mango Street book to help you answer these questions. Review the vignettes we have read.

  • Think about what you know so far about Esparanza’s neighborhood. How would you describe Esparanza’s neighborhood? Give at least one specific example from the book.

  • Give an example of at least one way Esparanza has started to show that she is growing up. How is she starting to no longer act like a child?

    Today’s Target: I can identify poetic devices in a text and apply them on my own.


House on mango street bellringer 13 8 28 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #138/28/13

Directions: Reflect on the following questions. Write a half page journal about the topic of freedom.

  • In what areas of your life are you given the most freedom to do what you want?

  • In what areas of your life are you most restricted? In what ways do you believe these to be fair or unfair?

  • What roles do race, religion, age, gender, education, and finances play in shaping your personal freedom? Pick at least two to explain.

    Today’s Target: I can use close reading strategies to improve my comprehension.


House on mango street bellringer 14 8 29 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #148/29/13

1. Think about the vignette “Marin” on page 26 that we read yesterday. List at least one way her freedoms are restricted.

2. Do you think she has any freedoms? Explain why or why not.

Today’s Target: I can use close reading strategies to improve my comprehension.


House on mango street bellringer 15 8 30 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #158/30/13

1. What does Marin tell you about the role women are asked to play in this society? What does Marin think will save her? Why is this so sad?

2. What are some of the obstacles Alicia faces to better herself? How does the culture of her family hold her back?

Today’s Target: I can use close reading strategies to improve my comprehension.


House on mango street bellringer 16 9 3 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #169/3/13

Directions: Use “The Family of Little Feet” on page 39-42 to help you answer these questions.

1. How does the behavior of Esperanza and her friends change when they are given some second-hand high heel shoes?

2. Why does the man say the shoes are dangerous? How do the men in the neighborhood behave when they see the girls in those shoes?

3. By the end of the vignette, how does the shoes change the girls?

Today’s Target: I can use close reading strategies to improve my comprehension.


House on mango street bellringer 17 9 4 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #179/4/13

  • What is a noun?

  • What is an adjective?

  • What is a verb?

    Today’s Target: I can create a variety of sentences using effective language.


House on mango street bellringer 18 9 6 13

House on Mango Street Bellringer #189/6/13

  • What is the difference between a personal narrative and a vignette?

    Today’s Target: I can use the writing process to create a product that shows poetic elements.


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