I Need My Monster Writing and Grammar Mentor Text Unit

ideas by jivey
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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The book, I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll, is a student and teacher favorite that can be used for a variety of activities. It's perfect to use in the month of October, but can be used any time of year! There is a read-aloud version of the book on Storyline Online if you don't own it!

This unit includes:

◆two levels of mentor sentence lessons (2nd grade and 3rd-5th)

◆practice with amazing adjectives and vivid verbs from the book that describe the monsters and their "scary" traits

◆practice describing, following directions, and listening through drawing and describing a monster to someone else **example mini-lesson for the teacher also provided**

◆quotations practice

◆distinguishing between adjectives and adverbs

◆drawing conclusions activity

◆vocabulary activities

◆writing prompts taken from the point of view of a monster in the story

You can see this product in action by clicking the following link:

Monster Writing


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Be sure to look at my other MENTOR TEXT units, too!


Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please use the 'additional license' purchase if more than one teacher will be using it. Thank you!

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Total Pages
50 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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