Activity

Walk Two Moons: Guided Imagery

Sensory details can enhance the reading experience, especially during a guided imagery reading. Young readers close their eyes and listen to a passage from Sharon Creech's Walk Two Moons before responding to discussion questions and writing prompts.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Read the selection during a focus of descriptive writing and sensory details
  • Have learners craft their own guided imagery passages, which they can then read to peers in a quiet atmosphere
Classroom Considerations
  • Based on chapter 20 from the novel
  • One of the writing prompts encourages pupils to write about an object they'd like to kiss, which may garner some inappropriate responses
Pros
  • Incorporates sensory details into descriptive writing
Cons
  • None
Common Core