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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Wednesday, June 26, “Hairs” by Sandra Cisneros. Take the sentence that you picked and take away everything that you enjoyed about it. I checked this book out at the library to read it to my nieces.

Sometimes children find it hard to be different from their friends but this book and Sandra Cisneros explain how it cineros be a good thing, a welcomed thing. When my son entered kindergarten he wanted to know why he couldn’t have a mohawk like one of his classmates and why his hair was black and mine was brown.

This is a good children’s book that is actually written in both English and Spanish. The purple people sandrs seemed out of place. This book can be used to discuss diversity, and the differences in each person.


This jewel-like vignette from Cisberos Cisneros’s best-selling The House on Mango Street shows, through simple, intimate portraits, the diversity among us. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

The book would be a good way to introduce new vocabulary such as object names, colors and toys in Spanish. The best hair is her mother’s, which smells like freshly baked bread and home.

Hairs/Pelitos: English/Spanish

Aug 01, Angela sandrw it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. Mar 14, Katie Scherrer rated it liked it Shelves: Aug 14, Hayle rated it it was ok Shelves: The illustrator, Terry Ybanez, did an amazing job as well.

This would be a good book to teach diversity to students throughout elementary school. Nov 15, Cathy rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a section taken from House on Mango Street and illustrated. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A Dragonfly Book in English and Spanish.

This is a great bilingual book that can be used to emphasize individual differences Pick a sentence from the text, one that you enjoyed reading—what did you like best about it? It would have been better to stick to present tense simple verbs and sentence structure sanfra children could maybe learn something from the Spanish. This book provided the perfect way to talk about superficial differences in a comforting way.

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Dec 05, Christopher Stevenson rated it it was amazing. Alexys’s hair is fancy like a movie star– bought and paid for, blown out and sewn in. Return to Book Page. We all liked, it’s short and sweet, and I loved the illustration. Jul 07, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Bob’s hair is big and fluffy like a pillow pet, until it is braided into straight rows like the parallel lines in Walmart’s parking lot.


These student “Everybody in our family has different hair. Positive or negative difference? Highlighter code for text: I think it is especially great for diverse families or really any family that wants to teach that we are all unique with our own unique features.

Discovering You–Discovering Me: “Hairs” by Sandra Cisneros

Place the subject first, then the predicate—strip it of all of its goodness. Open Preview See a Problem? I can’t wait to read this to my kiddies next week!

This picture book is an excerpt from The House on Mango Street. This type of language 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.