After students finish reading Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan, give students a chance to reflect on the themes and events of the novel with these written response prompts. Featuring ten prompts about various aspects of Esperanza Rising, this worksheet asks students to choose five prompts to respond to on a separate piece of paper. Geared toward fifth- and sixth-grade readers, these prompts will give learners practice analyzing story structure, author's word choice, character development, and other key story elements. Click on “View answers” to see sample student responses. For additional related resources, be sure to check out the full set of novel study worksheets related to Esperanza Rising.