Type
Crossword
Description

The protagonist of the novel Esperanza
The person who wants to marry Ramona TioLuis
The town where the characters live Aguascalientes
The country where the characters are living Mexico
The last name of Esperanza's family Ortega
The uncle who is not that smart TioMarco
The person who is teaching Esperanza how to knit Abuelita
Esperanza's father's name Sixto
Esperanza's father was killed by_____ Bandits
Esperanza's best friend Marisol
The person who delivers papayas for Esperanza's birthday SenorRodriguez
Papa's gift to Esperanza Doll
Who saves Abuelita? Miguel
He is also known as el jefe Alfonso
She has been with the family for as long as Esperanza can remember Hortensia
What destroyed El Rancho de Las Rosas? Fire
Mama's real name Ramona
The language spoken in Mexico Spanish
The flower that pricked Esperanza's finger Rose
The event Esperanza is looking forward to Birthday

Esperanza Rising Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

family
reunited
strikers
valley fever
field worker
Juan
Josaphina
Pepe
Lupe
dirty diapers
wash tub
lady of guadalupe
papas roses
Papayas
Dirt
Train
Mexico
Aguascalientes
El Rancho De Las Rosas
Wagon
Beef Jerky
Abuelita
Bandits
Vaqueros
Miguel
Sixto
Alfonso
Hortensia
Ramona
Esperanza

Esperanza Renace - Cap. 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Tío Luis dijo que el __________ no le favorece a Ramona y que espera que no se viste de negro todo el año. luto
Esperanza imitó los __________ refinados de su madre al aceptar el pésame. modales
La muñeca de porcelana un vestido blanco y un ___________ . rebozo
El rebozo de la muñeca es de ____________. encaje
Había tantas flores que su fragancia _________________ le dio a todos dolor de cabeza. abrumadora
Esperanza y Marisol lloraron en _______________. unísono
La casa estaba llena de visitantes y el sonido de sus _________________. murmullos
Abuelita y Alfonso le llevaron a ver al ________ para planear la misa del funeral. cura
Abuelita puso sus brazos alrededor de Esperanza para ____________la. arrullar
Estaban todos reunidos para que el abogado lea el _________________. testamento
Cuando Ramo vio que el tío Luis llevaba la hebilla de su esposo, miró a la abuelita con _____________. indignación
El tío Luis hizo una ____________________ de matrimonio a Ramona. propuesta
Después de escuchar los planes de tío Luis la abuelita le llama un ____________. buitre
El abogado le dice a Ramona que tenga cuidado porque el tío Luis es un hombre_________. astuto

Esperanza Rising Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

mexico
job
friends
servents
family
escape
california
bandits
ranch
abuelita
papa
tio luis
mama
esperanza

Esperanza Rising Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Zacatecas
Aguascalientes
Juan
Isabel
Irene
Josefina
Lupe
Melina
Pepe
Miguel
Abuelita
Papa
Mama
Hortesania
Tío Luis
Alfonso
Higos
Uvas
Papayas
Esperanza

Esperanza Rising Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The protagonist of the book Esperanza
The protagonist's mother Ramona
An author's use of vivid description Imagery
The kind of farm that the protagonist's family lives on (grape farm) Vineyard
The protagonist's father Sixto
The protagonist's best friend Marisol
The Spanish word for grandmother Abuelita
Alfonso and Hortensia's son, the protagonist's friend Miguel
Every rose has its __________ Thorns
The Spanish word for farmer Campesino
The main idea of a text Theme
The attitude in which the author is writing Tone
Anger or annoyance provoked by unfair treatment Indignation
A strong feeling that something is going to happen Premonition
When something in the text is a stand-in for a larger idea Symbolism
The town in which the beginning of the novel is set Aguascalientes
The time of the year of Esperanza's birthday, when all of the grapes are picked Harvest
Metaphor, simile, and hyperbole are examples of ______________- Figurative Language
If there is a protagonist, then Tio Luis is the _____________________ Antagonist

E.G Daily Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the main character Esperanza
burns down Anza's house Tio Luis
Esperanza's Gramma Abuelita
quickly becomes Esperanza's friend Isabelle
starts a strike Marta
make the babies Anza's watching have diarhea raw plums
killed Esperanza's Papa the day before her birthday bandits
Esperanza's former family maid Hortensia
Esperanza's Papa Sixto
Anza's mother Ramona

Esperanza Las Papayas Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Vocab: Means to pull or jerk by a violent twist (Page 23) Wrenched
Miguel says that in Mexico Esperanza and Miguel stand on different sides of the ___________. (Page 37) River
vocab: Means to have a strong smell or powerfully bitter or sharp taste (Page 38) Pungent
Senor Rodriguez brought the ____________ for Esperanza's fiesta (Page 24) Papayas
Vocab: Means to be Friendly or sincere (Page 26) Cordial
Tio Luis wanted Mama to _____________ him so he can enter politics (Page 31) Marry
Vocab: means extreme suffering, worry or pain Anguish
Vocab: Papa and his vaqueros were _____________, which means to be attacked by surprise (Page 24) Ambushed
Abuelita calls the Tio's _______________ because of their greed for power and money (Page 32) Vultures
Miguel tells Esperanza his family will move to the ___________ ___________to work (Page 36) United States

Esperanza Rising Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

hortensia
mexico
california
esperanza
miguel
alphonso
haciendo
rosas
camp
immigration
repatriation
trains
dusty
babies
plums
avocados
grapes
abuelita
spoiled
isabel

Esperanza Rising Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ALFONSO
ALMONDS
ASPARAGUS
AVOCADOS
CANTALOPES
ESEPERANZA
FIGS
GRAPES
GUAVAS
HORTENSIA
ISABEL
MAMA
MARTA
MEXICO
MIGUEL
ONIONS
PAPA
PAPAYAS
PEACHES
PLUMS
POTATOES

Esperanza Rising Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Where does Esperanza go when she leaves Mexico? California
Whats Esperanzas mom's name? Ramona
Who is Miguel's cousin who becomes strongly attached to Esperanza? Isabel
Who teaches Esperanza to crochet? Abuelita
Who proposes to Romona after her husbands death? Tío-Luis
Who is the mean mayer of the town? Tío-Marco
What does Abuelita enjoy doing? crochet
What did Esperanza and her family do to come to California? immigrate
For esperanzas birthday they had a ____________. fiesta
What were the people taking a stand for more money and better conditions doing? striking
There was no ____________ left at El Rancho de las Rosas after it was burnt down. remnants
What is someone who does seasonal work for example picking crops? Migrant
Ramona was _____________ when she was sick. Stagnant
What is an area where grapes are grown called? vineyard
The house in California was ____________. makeshift
What happened in Esperanzas life was _____________. capricious
Esperanza was ______________ by the earth's heartbeat. mesmerized
Ramona's hair was ____________. mussed
Ramona's hair was _________ when she was working. plaited
When Esperanza was on her way to California the ride was _______________. careening