|How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents
Thorough unit plans, featuring activities, quizzes, and tests. Also includes the complete eNotes.
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Author interview and 7 discussion questions.
The Big Read: In the Time of the Butterflies
Ten lessons, each with four sections: a focus topic, discussion activities, writing exercises, and homework assignments. Also find capstone projects and suggested essay topics,handouts with more background information about the novel, the historical period, and the author.
Book Review: How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents
Summary, related movies and titles, background information, and three classroom activities.
In the Time of the Butterflies
Scroll down for a collection of reading strategies and activities, including an anticipation guide, a vocabulary handout, a project to create a soundtrack for a movie version of the book, and more.
In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
Summary, author interview, and 7 discussion questions.
Return to Sender
Pre-reading and discussion questions, writing prompts, and interdisciplinary postreading projects. This 4-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.