Eleven

Eleven

Rachel, the ingenuous 1st person narrator, relates the details of her humiliating eleventh birthday. Although her diction reflects her age, Rachel conveys the difficulty of growing up with adult precision. She is embarrassed and feels helpless, but knows she will soon be home with her parents, and her terrible day will drift away.

Sandra Cisneros

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3,2
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