A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park: Turning Movement into Meaning

Allison Samokar, 7th Grade ELA, Wilson STEM Academy

Curriculum Unit (PDF)


This unit will focus on implementing movement into instructional based activities. Scholars will begin to read A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park1. Scholars will use this movement-based activity to create meaning within the text. Through these activities scholars will be able to analyze how setting shapes plot as well as determine the theme of a text and explain its development over the course of the text.