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Swing, Monkey, Swing

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Orange (Levels 15-16)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Animals birds and insects, Character education, Overcoming obstacles
  • Genre: General narrative
  • Strategy/Skills: Making connections, Determining author's purpose, Visualising
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 16
  • Item Code: 200974
  • High Frequency Words: after, again, from, give, her, how, just, know, some, then, when
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1453, ACELA1454, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELY1658, ACELY1659, ACELY1660, ACELA1469, ACELA1470, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

Monkey is learning to swing. It's hard, and she wants to give up. Monkey's mother and Snake tell her to keep trying.

After you have completed the Reader

Monkey finds it hard to learn to swing and wants to give up. Think of a time when you were learning to do something. Who helped you? How did you feel? Did you want to give up? Write a story about what happened.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


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