Walk Two Moons: Hook and Concept of a Frame Story

As an introduction to Sharon Creexh's Walk Two Moons, a volunteer dons a pair of boots and walks about the classroom.Observers then ponder the axiom, Don't judge a man until you've walked two moons in his moccasins. Their collaborative responses set the stage for an explanation the concept of frame story. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create a syllabus for your class to follow
  • Provide graphic organizers for your ELL's and struggling readers
Classroom Considerations

  • A copy of the novel is required for all pupils 
  • ELL's may find the slang confusing
Pros

  • The hook used to introduce frame story is engaging
Cons

  • Beware the spelling and usage errors