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Teaching Walk Two Moons

Walk Two Moons

<p>In her own singularly beautiful style, Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales, one funny, one bittersweet, to create a heartwarming, compelling, and utterly moving story of love, loss, and the complexity of human emotion.</p><p>Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the "Indian-ness in her blood," travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of Phoebe Winterbottom, who received mysterious messages, who met a "potential lunatic," and whose mother disappeared. </p><p>As Sal entertains her grandparents with Phoebe's outrageous story, her own story begins to u

Sharon Creech
HarperCollins

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Why are people sometimes unable to see or face the truth?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone, RL.5 - Text Structure, RL.6 - Point of View, RL.9 - Compare Texts

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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