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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It’s a sweet story. Dec 05, Christopher Stevenson rated it it was amazing. An excerpt from my favorite book of all time. This would be a good book to teach diversity to students throughout elementary school.

Hairs/Pelitos by Sandra Cisneros

Posted by Tracei Willis at 6: Answer the text analysis questions on your copy of the mentor text. This type of sqndra 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. What type of figurative language does she use to explain her hair in lines 3 and 4?


Oct 01, Jenny rated it it was amazing. How do those words affect the text?

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May 22, Jill rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving…. This would be good to use with ESOL students sancra speak Spanish as thier first language to integrate thier native language into the classroom. I understand that it is suppose to be an engaging multicultural read, but the story is horrible. Positive or negative difference?

The book uses descriptive language when it talks about her family members hair type, “Papas hair is like a broom” or ” the cusneros when she makes room for you on her side of the bed still warm with her skin”. She lives in San Antonio, Texas. Turn it into a factory sentence.

I can’t wait to read this to my kiddies next week! The purple people also seemed out of place.

Hairs/Pelitos: English/Spanish

In Cisneros’s other poem books for adults she talks about how she is different and calls out all the negativity that she has encountered. The book also provides a Spanish translation, which makes it accessible to Spanish readers. This is a great story that is written in spanish and english. Beautiful and short, Cisnerso love this book. Examine the text for descriptive words.


Oct 21, Sarai rated it liked it. Thinking about your five senses, how many are stimulated in the second paragraph? Jul 07, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: She compares the textures a Lexile: It is a good book for parents too.


Mar 31, Melba Deoleo rated it really liked it Shelves: My hair has hairrs long and straight like Meme’s, a flaming ball of fire like Mama’s, big and fluffy like Bob’s, dreaded like Mr. I checked this book out at the library to read it to my nieces.

My Maya’s hair–all over and everywhere, will be all over and everywhere, except here, when she goes off to college next year. Lists with This Book.

Jun 24, Bethany rated it did not like it Shelves: The illustrations made this a 5 star for me though.

Dec 10, Shauna added it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.