The House on Mango Street

Sandra Cisneros

The Boomerang is a monthly digital downloadable product that features copywork and dictation passages from a specific read aloud novel. It is geared toward 8th to 10th graders (ages 12—advanced, 13-15) and is the indispensable tool for Brave Writer parents who want to teach language arts in a natural, literature-bathed context.

This guide contains the following features:

  • 4 Passages (one per week) for copywork/dictation
  • Notes about punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, and literary elements
  • 9 Think Piece questions
  • Golden Lines prompt
  • 16 pages
  • Original Publication Date: September 2009
  • Updated: February 2014

About the book

Told in a series of vignettes – sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous – it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become.—Amazon

Purchase the House on Mango Street novel here (affiliate link).




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