Hairs • Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros. Everybody in our family has different hair. My papa’s hair is like a broom, all up in the air. And me, my hair is lazy. It never. This jewel-like vignette from Sandra Cisneros’s best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity. Get an answer for ‘What is the theme of “Hairs” from The House on Mango Street, into when she [mother] is holding you, holding you and you feel safe” (Cisneros , 6). The House on Mango Street Lesson Plans · Sandra Cisneros Biography.

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Hairs/Pelitos: English/Spanish

Sep 16, Pat added it. How do those words affect the text? Apr 04, Shelley rated it really liked it Shelves: This jewel-like vignette from Sandra Cisneros’s best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity among us.

She compares the textures a Lexile: I think it is especially great for diverse families or really any family that wants to teach that we are all unique with our own unique features. She compares the textures and shapes of their hair to both emotional states and household objects such as brooms and small roses.


She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Hairs/Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros

What kinds of verbs does she use? I have four years of education in Spanish and I don’t know half the words in the story. Ajlal Khan April 29, at 6: Books by Sandra Cisneros. Return to Book Page.

Examine the text for descriptive words. May 02, Rena rated it liked it Shelves: Paperback32 pages.

Published November 25th by Dragonfly Books first published Jun haris, Bethany rated it did not like it Shelves: The prose is lyrical and beautiful and I just can’t recommend this enough. Turn it into a factory sentence.

Sandra Cisneros was born in Chicago in May 25, Michelle Stimpson rated it it was amazing Shelves: When my son entered kindergarten he wanted to know why he couldn’t yairs a mohawk like one of his classmates and why his hair was black and mine was brown.

Nov 15, Cathy rated it really liked it Shelves: A mentor text is a published piece of writing a teacher uses during a writing to either a. This book just failed to accomplish what it set out to do. A beautiful story about family.


Carlos, Nenny, papa, Kiki This primary book is written using a vignette from the House on Mango street. This book can be used to discuss diversity, and the differences in each person.


This would be good to use with ESOL students who speak Spanish as thier first language to integrate thier native language into the classroom. I enjoyed the minimal text and the illustrations that spoke the words. How many words are in the first sentence?

How does a writer’s style and craft contribute to the development of the theme? I can’t wait to read this to sanda kiddies next week!

Discovering You–Discovering Me: “Hairs” by Sandra Cisneros

A children’s book whose words are taken from part of “House on Mango Street. Place the subject first, then the predicate—strip it of all of its goodness. Dec 17, Say rated it it was amazing. Oct 15, Rachel rated it liked it. My Mama’s hair is Auburn, not like UA, all orange and blue, more like Clairol, all flaming red, like a head of fire.

Jul 07, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: The kids in my class are making self portraits with various materials and they love recreating their hair, so this book is a perfect fit for my theme of the week.

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