Just like people, book characters often operate on more than one level!
Very often, the author has at least one character learn something about the discouraging outcomes of operating at the lower levels. In many cases, the character is transformed in some way during the course of the story.
Whenever I read such a book to children, I highlight this transformation by connecting it to the DWS Hierarchy.
- What did this character learn as the result of experiencing or observing the outcomes of operating on a lower level?
- What can we learn from this character’s experiences?
- How might what has happened in this situation, affect how this character chooses to act in the future?
- Have you ever had a