Walk Two Moons: Anticipation Guide

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Before you begin a unit on Sharon Creech's Walk Two Moons, introduce class members to the literary themes of the book with an anticipation guide. As they read through ten sentences that address different aspects of the plot, learners decide how much they agree or disagree with each opinion expressed.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners complete the anticipation guide for homework, then pair them up in class to discuss their answers
  • Encourage young writers to choose one statement to expand into a longer opinion essay
Classroom Considerations

  • Resource was written by a candidate in a teaching program, so it contains heavy instructions and reflection
  • Model how to fill out the chart so learners don't get confused between the before and after sections
Pros

  • Addresses important themes from the novel
  • Statements are thought provoking and can begin strong discussions
Cons

  • None