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Young scholars 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 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.
Students 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.
Students explore a West African folktale. In this folktale instructional activity, 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.
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 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.
Tamarin monkey language can be categorized by stem upsweep, duration, peak frequency, and frequency change. Although other complex terminology is used to describe the 38 calls of this species, the video is easy to follow and a fascinating find to add to your animal behavior curriculum.  
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.
Pupils identify the theme of "The Monkey's Paw" and relate it to prior knowledge.  In this "The Monkey's Paw" lesson, students discuss fate and coincidence and debate which one controls destiny.  A test is chosen as the winner based on the points made during the debate.  Pupils then decide whether fate or coincidence rules over the main character's life in the story.
Students receive worksheets with copies of monkeys with no tails on them. They compare different lengths of tails and organize them by size. They measure different objects around the room to end the activity.
In this word search:  Mindy the monkey worksheet, 2nd graders read the paragraph, trace the text inside the maze then answer four questions about the monkey.
In this ESL reading activity, students complete 3 pages of exercises and activities pertaining to monkeys. Students take a quiz about monkeys, label pictures, fill in words in a story and complete a word search. The complete story text of Miko the Monkey is not on the page.
In this animals worksheet, students complete five multiple choice questions about monkeys and their eating habits, species, predators, and more.
In this primate evolution worksheet, learners will review the structures and functions that are characteristic of primates. Students will identify the differences between Old World monkeys, New World monkeys, and prosimians. This worksheet has 5 true or false, 20 matching, 3 fill in the blank, and 5 short answer questions.
Students examine the Japanese folktale, Monkeys Grasp for the Moon. In this multicultural literature lesson, students discuss the theme of the folktale. Students choose animal folktales from other Asian cultures for comparison.