Describe why Molly Lou Melon acts the way she does by asking and answering questions about character motivation and feelings.
Describe how you are unique and how that helps strong friendships and teams.
Book: Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell
What does Molly Lou Melon learn about herself?
What makes you special or unique?
Molly Lou has teeth that stick out which makes her different. Is she proud of those teeth or is she embarrassed? What in the story makes you think that?
What does “fumble-fingered” mean? How does Molly Lou feel about being fumble-fingered?
What do you predict will happen when Molly Lou Melon starts at a new school? What in the story makes you think that?
How does Molly feel when Ronald Durkin makes fun of her for being different? What in the story makes you think that?
What do the other kids think about Molly, and why do they think that?
Something changed about Ronald from the beginning of the story to the end. How did he change, and what clues in the story show us that?
to feel really good about yourself or someone else
to feel silly or embarrassed