Ms. Bryan, Teacher Librarian

Ms. Johnson, English 9

Understanding the Context of Bean Trees with Sketchnotes

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Directions: You will be using a collection of resources, print & digital, to learn about the historical context for The Bean Trees. As you work your way through these resources, you will be creating sketchnotes to represent what you’ve learned. Sketchnotes are essentially visual notes. They are personal creations one makes while listening to a speaker, watching a video, or reading a text. Visual notetaking typically includes texts (words), images, and structures or organizers (shapes, icons, etc.)


If you have extra time, explore this site for personal memories from Guatemalans of events in their history. (Note: Most of the content on this site is in Spanish.)