Grumpy Monkey Lesson Plan is the perfect lesson about feelings, coping skills and to talk about mindfulness. This is a book companion for the book, Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang. Use it with the book or visit YouTube to find a read aloud. In addition, the activities can be used without the book as well. Jim Panzee is a lovable character who learns what physical signs let people know you're grumpy and that feeling grumpy is OK. Its a great way to also talk about coping skills--and being mindful, to help change a mood. Included are discussion questions, worksheets, a Tic-Tac-Toe game, and a mindfulness walk activity.
You can get 2 class lessons from this packet of activities!
✔ Lesson Plan to be used as a book companion to Grumpy Monkey--includes notations for dividing the lesson over several days
✔ When I'm Grumpy Worksheet
✔ Coping Skills For When I'm Grumpy Worksheet
✔ Tic-Tac-Toe game
✔ Mindful Walk Worksheet and Sighting Cards
✔ Discussion Task Cards
✔ I Can Learning Targets Posters
✔ Aligned to ASCA Mindsets and Behaviors
Grumpy Monkey is a great story for students of all ages to talk about feelings and coping skills
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