The Monster in the Barn

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What could that scary sound be? Join Bobby and his dad in a search for a screeching monster with a short reading passage. In addition, learners show their understanding with a series of comprehension questions and a lesson extension.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Add to a reading assessment or homework packet
  • A great story to read for Halloween
  • Prompt learners to describe a time they heard something scary and it turned out to be something else
Classroom Considerations

  • The font for the story is a little small and hard to read
  • The questions provide a scale for learners to rate their confidence for each skill
Pros

  • A good example when describing mood for your literary analysis lesson
  • Provides an answer key
  • Writing prompt is a great homework assignment or group activity
Cons

  • None
Common Core