Holding the Moon

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Write a poem with this first line:

The boy held the moon in his hands.

  • How did the boy get the moon?
  • What is he doing to do now?
  • How is he feeling?
  • What is he thinking?
  • What would you ask him if you were there?
  • Write an explanation of why the moon appears bright in the night sky.
  • Generate a list of vocabulary associated with the moon.
  • Make a collection of stories that feature the moon, like Whatever Next! By Jill Murphy and Man on the Moon by Simon Bartram.

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