Students’ age range: 10-12
Main subject: Language arts and literature
Topic: The Monkey's Heart
Description: The title of the story will be introduced. Students will predict what they think the story is about. Whole class discussion will be done. Students will skim and scan story for unusual words. These words will be listed on whiteboard. Individuals will be allowed to read sentences or paragrahs in which words are found and then use context clues to give meanings. Students will watch a video with one versión of the story.
Individuals, then whole class will read the story.
Students will be questioned so as to analyse the story to say who is the bad and good charácter and explain why they chose that character. They will then tell whether or not their predictions about the story was correct. Students will tell why they think the monkey reacted the way it did.Students will analyse the situation and tell how they felt about the Alligator whe it turned back thinking that the monkey's heart was really in the tree.