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Novel Study: Esperanza Rising: Discussion Guide #4

Novel Study: Esperanza Rising: Discussion Guide #4

After reading the last sections of Pam Muñoz Ryan’s novel Esperanza Rising, engage your students in a discussion with these comprehension, text analysis, and personal connection questions! This discussion guide covers chapters 13 to the end of Esperanza Rising, from “Los Duraznos (Peaches)” to “Author’s Note”. As readers explore key events such as Esperanza’s fight with Miguel, Mama’s return home, and the reunion with Abuelita, they will also be practicing key reading comprehension skills, such as making connections in fiction, identifying the author’s purpose, and comparing and contrasting characters’ actions. Click on “View answers” to see sample answers for each of the discussion questions. For more resources related to Esperanza Rising, be sure to check out the full set of novel study worksheets!

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