Listening - Fiction #1
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by Emily Smith
| 8 Questions
Note from the author:
SD67
SD51
Language Arts listening comprehension
1
1
Put the following things in order (in sequence) from what happens first to what happens last in the story.
  1. The boy meets Ralph
  2. The boy meets the first girl monster
  3. The boy reads a letter from Gabe
  4. The boy falls asleep
  5. The boy feeds Gabe a pillow
  6. The boy meets a different monster (Herbert)
  7. The boy wants his monster back under his bed, so he sneaks out of bed.
2
1
Who is the narrator within the story? This means: which character in the book is telling the story?
A parent of a young boy
An older woman
A monster
A young boy
3
1
Give an example (in one or two sentences) of how the boy shows that he is brave.
4
2
Think of another story/book/movie that is similar (kind of the same) to the story of "I Need My Monster":

A). What is the name of the story/book/movie?
B). How is it similar?
5
1
When did Gabe say he would be back?
A Month
A Day
A Week
A Few Days
6
1
In the space below, draw your own scary monster. Be sure to label the parts of your monster.
7
3
Compare your monster to one of the monsters in "I Need My Monster". Be sure to answer the following questions:

A). What is the name of the monster in "I Need My Monster" that you will be comparing to your monster?
B). How are your monster and the monster from "I Need My Monster" the same/similar?
C). How are your monster and the monster from "I Need My Monster" different?
8
3
Three part question:

A). Evaluate/rate the ending of this story? Do you think it was a good one?
B). Why or why not?
C). If you could make the story better, how would you change it?
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