Your students will love learning about summarizing with The Monster Who Lost His Mean! These guided reading activities focus on the comprehension strategy of summarizing with the mentor text, “The Monster Who Lost His Mean” by Tiffany Strelitz Haber. Use summarizing graphic organizers, summarizing book templates, mentor posters, and other support materials to guide students through the summarization process.
The Monster Who Lost His Mean activities included:
- a unique craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of comprehension strategy
- 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, “How to Teach Summarizing”
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