Not So Tall for Six by Dianna Hutts Aston

not-so-tallSchema: What can tall people do?  What’s in your schema about being tall?

Characterization: List the traits of Kylie Bell using a bubble map or other graphic organizer: brave, smart, big at hear, positive attitude, great imagination, not “a moper, a pouter, or a whiner,” proud, athletic, acrobatic, polite, fast, forgiving, compassionate

Cause and Effect: Because Kylie is compassionate towards Rusty, the effect is that Rusty became a kinder person to Kylie as shown by his offering to let her climb on his back to get a drink.

Synthesis: What could your family motto be?  How did Kylie Bell’s compassion change Rusty Jacks?


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