Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario
Lesson plans and teaching resources

Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario
A variety of support materials, including SAT-style questions, vocabulary, writing prompts, more.

Enrique's Journey
Teaching resources organized by grade level: college, high school middle school. Includes lesson plans, slide presentations, and videos.

Enrique's Journey Educator's Guide
Book talk, pre-reading activity, discussion questions, post-reading learning activities. Aligned to CCSS; 6 pages; requires Adobe Reader. Designed for the YA edition.

Enrique's Journey and "In Trek North, First Lure Is Mexico's Other Line"
Key Question: What are some of the factors that cause people to risk their lives to leave home and enter the United States illegally, and what can we learn from their stories? Lesson plan includes related informational piece, printable handouts, texts, discussion questions, video clip, other related sites.

Essay Prompts
Four writing prompts.

Reading Enrique's Journey
Key questions, individual lesson plans, culminating research paper. This 2-week unit plan is designed for 11th and 12th graders and is aligned to CCSS. 21 pages; requires Adobe Reader.

Reading Literary Nonfiction
Students read the book and respond to a passage they find powerful. They also work with literary terms. Handout includes a definition of literary nonfiction, a guide for Socratic Seminar, a rubric, and a list of 90 terms students will learn throughout the semester. Designed as summer reading for an AP class; 12 pages; requires Adobe Reader.

Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Enrique’s mom Lourdes leaves their home in Tegucigalpa, hoping to make a better life for her family in the United States. What does Tegucigalpa look like? Photo and additional information.



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