Where is the Monkey?
Students practice making yes/no questions using prepositions of location. They practice using affirmative and negative answers to the questions. They analyze sentence structure and orally produce the sentence.
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Study Guide for Where the Red Fern Grows
One of the best fourth grade books of all time is Where the Red Fern Grows. Provide your class with interesting background on the book and the author as well as worksheets for every five chapters of the novel. The first part of the guide...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Monkey and Rabbit Together
Engage young ones and explain grammar with the folk tale Monkey and Rabbit Together. Using a list of verbs from the story, young readers work on verb participles and proper speech habits. The story itself is not included. Social studies...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Author's Purpose: New Danger for Rare Animals
Why do people love rare, exotic pets? Sixth graders find the author's purpose in this reading passage. After going through a passage about stolen animals, young readers circle the correct author's purpose and record evidence from the...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Mudders: Advanced Lesson Plan
A secret game of chess kicks off a story of three very good friends. Critical analysis of a humorous piece is the catalyst for a wonderful writing challenge where the class takes on the task of writing with purpose, vivid language, and...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Develop an Alternate Ending to a Text by Brainstorming
What if . . .? Is the view of the empty street in front of the White’s house the only possible ending to “The Monkey’s Paw”? The narrator of this short video models for viewers how to use brainstorming to generate possible alternative...
7 mins 11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Analyze Character Development by Paying Attention to Word Choice
"Monkey's Paw," W.W. Jacob's horror story, is used to model for viewers how to use a writer's diction to analyze characters. Words describing the characters' actions, comments, and appearance are highlighted. After re-examining the...
8 mins 11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Analyze Development of Setting
Setting is incredibly important, especially in a story like "The Monkey's Paw" by W.W. Jacob. After reading the story, pupils can watch the video or view the slides to gain a stronger understanding of the author's purposeful description...
6 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Analyze How a Text's Structure Impacts the Theme
The ending of a text is the author's final word and last chance to reinforce his message. W.W. Jacob's ending for "The Monkey's Paw" is no exception to this rule. The narrator of the video takes a close look at the way the story closes...
8 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed