"The House on Mango Street" Camp - Literature Circle

In this multi-day camp students will engage in meaningful conversations designed to improve reading comprehension and literacy skills revolving around the beloved young adult novel “House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros.
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45 minutes

per class

3x per week

over 2 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will engage in conversations about the book and use the text to support their opinions. 
Students will build reading comprehension strategies by summarizing the text, making connections to the text, asking higher-level questions, and engaging in analytical discussion.
I am a state certified pre-service high school teacher and am currently attending university full-time to earn my second degree in Secondary English Language Arts and Reading Education.
Students will read about 25 pages each week and complete guided notes to aid in discussion. 
Students will need a copy of “House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros either in print or e-book.
Students should also bring a way to take notes to class. 
The guided notes activity will be provided via pdf and can be printed at home or referenced digitally.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Students will be assessed with a final short-writing reflection.
2 hours 15 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Content Warning: This novel references mature themes. Please contact me if you would like to discuss the content in regards to your student's maturity or if you would details regarding the content.


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I'm Mrs. Kortney, and I'm here because I am PASSIONATE about reading & writing. As Penny Kittle once said, "I didn't enter the field of English teaching only because of my passion... 
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