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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No trivia or quizzes yet. Books by Sandra Cisneros. I think it’s important, as well, because it demonstrates how we can use physical features of people to describe both cisnegos physical appearance, but also their personality characteristics through strategic word choice.

It shows the diversity among people in the same hsirs and celebrates those differences. It would have been better to stick to present tense simple verbs and sentence structure so children could maybe learn something from the Spanish.

Thinking about your five senses, how many are stimulated in the second paragraph? A Dragonfly Book in English and Spanish. In all, I thought this book was unnecessary and not noteworthy the way Nappy Hair is. May 25, Michelle Stimpson rated it it was amazing Shelves: This would be a good book to teach diversity to students throughout elementary school. The illustrator, Terry Ybanez, did an amazing job as well.

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This jewel-like vignette from Sandra Cisneros’s best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity among us. I read this in both English and Spanish to a bilingual group. Mar 14, Katie Scherrer rated it liked it Shelves: Ajlal Khan April 29, at 6: Alexys’s hair is fancy like a movie star– bought and paid for, blown out and sewn in. Oct 21, Sarai rated it liked it. sqndra

Compare the stripped sentence to the original. My hair has been long and straight like Meme’s, a flaming ball of fire like Mama’s, big and fluffy like Bob’s, dreaded like Mr. I would share this story all the children in my class to discuss how hair Cisneros, S.

Mar 03, J rated it really liked it Shelves: What type of figurative language does Cisneros use to explain cisneris father’s hair?

My Mama’s hair is Auburn, not like UA, all orange and blue, more like Clairol, all flaming red, like a head of fire.

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Jul 07, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 05, Libby is currently reading it Shelves: How can your own real experiences help you to develop a narrative text? She is the founder of the Macondo Foundation, an association of writers united to serve underserved communities www.


How does Cisneros’s sentences differ from other sentences you may have seen in a textbook or in the novel you are currently reading? She wandra in San Antonio, Texas.

How many words are in the first sentence? And all types of different people have all types of different hair.

Nov 15, Cathy rated it really liked it Shelves: This type of language makes it easy to get a visual of what she is describing in the st Hairs or Pelitos is a book written by Sandra Cisneros and it is written in both English and Spanish. I actually greatly dislike this book. The book uses descriptive language when it talks about her family members hair type, “Papas hair is like a broom” or ” the smell cismeros she makes room for you on her side of the cjsneros still warm with her skin”.

My Daddy’s hair is like the salt and pepper shaker behind the counter at Subway, sprinkles of black and white and grey.

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