external image 101925406.jpgUnit 2: Family Matters

Essential Question: How Do Families Affect Us?
Throughout the course of this unit, you will explore the overarching question, "How do families affect us?" through a variety of nonfiction texts, including articles, procedures, reports and memoirs. The central text in this unit is the collection of vignettes, House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. As the culminating writing project for this unit, you will create a multigenre memoir to reflect who you are and how you are affected by your family.

Test Review


Reading

Elements of Nonfiction
Vocabulary
Nonfiction Reading
House on Mango Street

Grammar

Present Tense Verbs
Frequency Adverbs

Writing/Projects

News Article
Photo Journal

Handouts