Day 1

The House of the Spirits Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Read Chapters 1-3.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.3

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.4

  4. 4

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.6

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Chapter 1

In Chapter 1, Allende introduces the reader to the del Valle family. Nivea and Severo are the parents, and the children who are most highlighted are Rosa and Clara. Rosa is so beautiful, with green hair and...

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