Esperanza Rising – Book Guide

$12.00

Note: This guide is included in BCTB: Book Guide Bundle – Vol. 2!


Open your child’s heart…

The Building Character Through Books guide for Esperanza Rising explores story-related learning topics as well as the character traits of hope and humility found in the story. When you explore this book, your kids will see these character traits in action, which will stay with them long after the story is finished.

Plus, as a family, you’ll…

⭐️ Learn about Mexican history & geography

⭐️ Explore Oaxacan culture & art

⭐️ Learn about Great Depression-era California

⭐️ Explore the 1930s Immigrant Life

⭐️ Enjoy story-related Nature Study

⭐️ Expand your study with an exclusive Related Reading Booklist

⭐️ Review with Story-related Activities & Story Celebration

⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.


NOTE: This product includes a PDF guide only.

Purchase a copy of the book Esperanza Rising here.


What people are saying about our guides…

First of all, let me just say this guide is INCREDIBLE! It’s a great mix of reading, discussion and hands-on to keep everyone engaged, even across different age groups.  —Elizabeth H.

I just wanted to tell you how much your resources have been a blessing to me. Your site is wonderful and I eagerly look forward to future guides. I also love your poem of the month.  The thing I am enjoying about your stuff is its simplicity.  It’s easy to use.  I am homeschooling 4 young children (ages 4-9) and my husband works long hours and some weekends so if something is not “easy” this mom just cannot do it very long or very well. — Meghan S.


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What’s included in the Esperanza Rising – Book Guide

⭐️ Learning Ideas: Explore geography, history, culture, and add depth and understanding to the story.

??‍♀️ Meaningful Discussion: Connect with your kids as you discuss thought-provoking questions.

? Hands-on Activities & Projects: Add a memory peg with fun, story-related activities and projects.

? Related Reading Booklist: Delight even more in the story with our exclusive list of related books and poems.

⭐️ Week-to-Week Plan: Enjoy peace of mind with an open-and-go format that walks you step-by-step through the guide.

 ? Story Celebration Plan: Wrap up the story with a fun, interactive party.

⭐️ BONUS: Literature-based Language Arts! A Simple, Charlotte Mason-Inspired Plan for adding language arts.

Follow this 4-week guide to engage deeply with Esperanza Rising and the valuable lessons it teaches about hope and humility.

Be sure to follow along on Instagram and email as we highlight books and guide elements each month. Share your images on social media using the hashtag #BCTBguide.


How the Guide Works

The Esperanza Rising Book Guide is a 4-week, literature-based learning guide that walks you through the story with these weekly sections:

  • Read & Explore
    • Weekly chapters to read
    • Story-related learning topics (history, locale, culture, etc.)
  • Expand & Discuss
    • Related reading ideas (poem and picture books)
    • Hands-on activities & project ideas
    • Meaningful discussion questions & prompts
  • Story Celebration Plan
    • Book party ideas for the final week
    • Step-by-step Story Celebration plan

How we choose books for this series

Each book highlighted in the Building Character Through Books series has been thoughtfully chosen based on the following requirements:

  • Does the story compel readers to connect with characters and their struggles?
  • Does the storytelling allow for meaningful discussions?
  • Does the story inspire readers to desire stronger character?

Add in an art!

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We’ve partnered with Marrissa Raimonde from Yellow Spot:Sun to bring you amazing art packets that work alongside our guides. Marrissa has created a resource called Esperanza Rising Art Packet to coordinate with this guide.

>>> Get the Esperanza Rising Art Packet from Yellow Spot:Sun


What others are saying about our guides:

I just wanted to thank you for our Number the Stars book guide. Ordinarily I’m a school librarian, but with the change of our entire school’s curriculum to daily online classes in just a few days, we were expected to come up with curriculum – in a hurry – to support our elementary grades.  The Number the Stars packet offered exactly the right amount of history, research, imagination, linking, reflection, and thoughtful writing prompts. You’ve really created a wonderful teaching program with extraordinary content. I’m very grateful for all your efforts, and am highly recommending your website, book lists, and guides to teachers and parents, both in and outside our school. —Elizabeth


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