Free Classroom Lesson Plans for the book Hootie:
Age Level: 8 up
Grade Level: 3-9
Story themes: rite of passage, overcoming physical injury, leaving the nest, learning to fly, survival.
Inspired by true events, this rite of passage story follows the journeys of an orphaned eight-year-old boy, Mason Classon, a displaced owl named Hootie, and Jim Odom, who alongside each other find the strength and determination to overcome the tragedies that took so much from them.