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Students color pictures, read books, and learn about the letter m for monkeys. In this moneys lesson plan, students also act like monkeys on the playground.
Students discuss prior knowledge about monkeys with teacher and take a "Monkey Facts" quiz. In this language arts lesson, students make flash cards of vocabulary words and listen as teacher read Miko the Monkey. Students complete a series of worksheets designed for vocabulary and comprehension including word searches and filing in missing words. Story text is given.
Second graders use play quarters to "purchase" items. They discuss how these are choices the character in the story they will read has to make. Students read the book "Monkey for Sale." They discuss the choices Luzolo makes and how she manages to get the items she wants (bartering).
Students discuss the effects of teasing. In this self efficacy lesson, students listen to the story Mookey the Monkey Gets Over Being Teased as a class. Students then discuss teasing, if they have ever been teased and how it felt, and if they have ever teased someone else.
Young scholars complete pre reading, writing, post reading activities for the book Little Monkey. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
First graders access the internet and use the sites provided to research Belize, and in particular, the Howler Monkey and Jaguar. Students participate in activities/centers utilizing the information they discovered.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students complete a variety of activities which demonstrate understanding of the book The Monkey's Paw .
First graders read and discuss the story elements of the book "The Clever Monkey" by Rob Cleveland. They discuss the continent of Africa, then answer story comprehension questions. Students then complete words, adjectives, sequencing, and inference worksheets that are related to the story.
Students explore a West African folktale. For this folktale lesson, students read the book The Clever Monkey Rides Again and discuss the trickster characters from the tale. Students participate in a discussion about the folktale and complete an included worksheet.
Students explore Balinese culture. In this Balinese integrated fine arts lesson, students listen to a podcast of "The Monkey Dance," taking notes about important features of the dance. Students participate in a jigsaw cooperative learning experience in which they research various aspects of Balinese dance and share what they learned. Students choreograph an original dance.
Students read and explore a West African folktale. In this folktale lesson, students read the book The Clever Monkey Rides Again and examine West African proverbs. There are several related multi-subject extensions on this lesson which include rhyming words from the text, calculating the measurements of a West African elephant, and drawing a picture of an African jungle.
Students examine The Monkey King as a quest story. In this literature lesson, students compare and contrast Monkey King characters and themes with Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales.
Second graders complete a variety of activities related to the book "The Clever Monkey" by Rob Cleveland. They answer story comprehension questions, and rewrite the story. Students also complete a comprehension and fact or opinion worksheet, and write a radio announcement using descriptive words.
Tenth graders analyze the use of literary elements in W.W. Jacob's "The Monkey's Paw." Literary analysis is accomplished by a review of the plot and order of events in the story. Learners work in pairs to match the events from the story to the correct part of plot and complete a plot diagram. In addition, they complete a conflict chart and write a journal entry about the conflicts.
W.W. Jacobs' story "The Monkey's Paw" provides plenty of foreshadowing which readers use to make predictions in this tightly composed, sound instructional plan. Your class reads the story, recording predictions and checking for veracity at the end. Predictions based on examples of foreshadowing emphasize text citation. Readers share examples on a SMART Board (though a chalkboard would work as well). Includes a predictions sheet and link to an audio version of the story.
Second graders explore number values by completing number sentences. In this math functions lesson, 2nd graders identify whole numbers by using a visual aide and practice filling in the blank in number sentences. Students utilize their math function skills and complete a worksheet about a "Missing Monkey."
Young scholars listen to story Five Little Monkeys Jumping On The Bed, and act out subtraction situations.
Students read the story The Clever Monkey Rides Again and complete various activities related to the story. In this reading lesson plan, students complete discussion, phonics, writing, and movement activities.
Second graders create depictions of a monkey in its' natural habitat. Emphasis is placed on the artwork of Henri Rousseau and techniques of landscape and design. State standards are addressed in this lesson.
Students perform a song and dance to the song, The Three Little Monkeys.