The Monkey's Paw
Throw your mates a line with a thoughtful nautical rope decoration known as the "Monkey's Paw" or "Monkey's Fist" knot, used as a weight on a heaving line tossed overboard during docking or rescue operations. As rope is essential for life on the ship, this little accent will tie in marvelously with your maritime theme party decor. Natural color available in 2 rope sizes: thin rope creates a rounder shape and is shown on the left; thick rope creates a more square shape and is shown on the righ
The Monkey's Paw - Character Map: As students read, a storyboard can serve as a helpful character reference log. This log (also called a character map) allows students to recall relevant information about important characters. When reading a story, small attributes and details frequently become important as the plot progresses. With character mapping, students will record this information, helping them follow along and catch the subtleties which make reading more enjoyable!
The Monkey's Paw is a short story that tests fate. This unit includes both digital and hard copies of resources that you can use with this short story. Included is an adaptation of The Monkey's Paw, vocabulary and activities, a plot diagram, comprehension questions, sequencing chart, mood and theme chart, wish chart, as well as an assessment.