The 18 videos in this study guide playlist are a great way for students to get a breakdown of Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street. These videos break down each section of the book and provide a deep dive into the context, symbols, themes, and more. These videos will help students in their understanding of the complex characters and how they develop over the course of the text. Course Hero also provides free resources like study guides and infographics at the link below. For a list of Common Core State Standards addressed, see below.
Download the free study guide and infographic for The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros here: https://www.coursehero.com/lit/The-House-on-Mango-Street/
Common Core State Standards The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).