This Grumpy Monkey reading comprehension unit and craft examines character traits in the book, “Grumpy Monkey” by Suzanne Lang. Focus on feelings with guided reading and writing activities that also review comprehension strategies of story retell, text connections, character analysis, problem and solution, setting, and more. This feelings-themed unit will help students identify character traits in the text they read.
Grumpy Monkey activities included:
- a unique craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of reading comprehension strategies
- book talk questions
- parent connection materials
- check for understanding mini-lesson
- lesson plan ideas and more!
Read about this unit and more in my blog post, “5 Guided Reading Resources for Teaching Character Traits”
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