E9 AGENDA 12/11: Mango Street – The Monkey Garden

  1. Read The House on Mango Street to the end of “The Monkey Garden”
  2. Discuss themes in “The Monkey Garden”

HOMEWORK: Do your homework by hand. Do not type your homework.

  • “The Monkey Garden” is not about Monkeys or gardens.  It’s not about Sally either.  Write a ONE PAGE that explores one of the themes in “The Monkey Garden,” such as the loss of innocence, betrayal, loneliness, growing up.  Think of a time when you learned something you did not want to know, and write about it using figurative language.
  • Vocabulary: Choose TEN words from The House on Mango Street, choose one of the exercises in the Binder_Vocabulary section

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