You know a novel is great when you can’t escape it on the Internet. Whether you read my blog, Kristy Placido’s
After reading Esperanza with my classes last year, I’ve been meaning to work up some more resources on Central American ‘Chicken Buses’.
The Immigrant Archive Project is a really neat website that I found through the Esperanza Teacher’s Guide. It contains pages
Students made predictions as to how the novel would end. They wrote them on scrap slips of paper and turned
We began with the Immigrant Archive Project activity from the Teacher’s Guide. The activity is AWESOME, and my students loved
Discuss the before-reading discussion questions in the Teacher’s Guide Read the story aloud as students listen. As they listen, have
If you haven’t already, now is a great time to use MovieTalk with the music video “A las tres” by