If your students love the book I Need My Monster, then they will also enjoy these I Need My Monster Book activities. Let’s get reading and learning.
Book Activities for I Need My Monster
I Need My Monster Book
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A child needs it’s monster in order to go to sleep. But, that monster is on vacation. Can any other monster take its place? Check out I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll.
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Activities to Use with I Need My Monster
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-What do you think the child is looking for under the bed? (before reading)
-What details can you use to describe some of the monsters in the story? Can you use some of the describing words that the author uses? during reading)
-Which monster did you like best? Why? (after reading)
Literacy Activity: Where is My Monster?
Skill: positional words and noticing details
Materials: printable (see below)
Preparation: Print one set of printables for the class.
Select one picture to show to the students. Read the sentence together tracking from left to right. You can also count the number of words in the sentence, identify the question mark, capital letter at the beginning of the sentence, etc.
Next, give a clue for identifying one of the monsters. Here are some suggestions but feel free to be creative.
Road Picture: My monster has yellow on it. It has at least one eye and has striped legs.
House Picture: My monster has teeth and stripes. It has arms. And, you can see it’s tongue.
Bridge Picture: My monster has one eye. It has green on it. It does not have arms.
Students then tell which monster you described by describing it’s position. For the clues above they could say for the first picture that the monster is between the trees. In picture two the monster is on top of the stump. In picture three the monster is up in the sky.
Printable Activities for I Need My Monster
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