Spend a Day in Another Person’s Shoes

     In To Kill a Mockingbird, Atticus explains to Scout that “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view…until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (36).

Make this advice more literal.

     Imagine spending a day in someone else’s shoes in this writing activity.

  • First, examine a variety of shoes and envision what the owner would look like, such as their appearance, actions, etc.
  • If possible, trade shoes with someone and spend the rest of the day walking in them. How did it make you feel about that person?
  • Then write a narrative, telling the story of a day in the shoe owner’s life.
  • Put this story on your blog with a picture and call it the same title as this page.
  • We will share our shoe stories soon.
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