Summer of the Monkeys: Reading-for-Detail Crossword—50 Clues!
This crossword puzzles is based on SUMMER OF THE MONKEYS. Every clue is related to an event, character, or detail in or about the book.

Sample clues:
* Papa’s mule (Answer: FRED)
* A male goose (Answer: GANDER)
* "That Rockerfellow man" (Answer: JOHN)
* Another word for hydrophobia (Answer: RABIES)
* Jimbo's fighting tools (Answer: TEETH)

Challenges students' reading-for-detail skills in a fun way!

Don't miss my Summer of the Monkeys edition of BOOKMARKS PLUS! See praise for these handy little reading aids below!
• Bookmarks Plus: SUMMER OF THE MONKEYS edition—A Very Handy Reading Aid! Helps students keep track of characters and provides definitions for new words—and so much more! Students and teachers alike are delighted with these handy reading aids!

***My students LOVE these bookmarks. I have one for each of the 11 pieces of literature they read with me during the year. Not only does it keep their place, the bookmarks provide valuable information about each text, as well as helpful vocabulary that could be incorporated into assessments. I actually copy limited numbers of each in color and use as class incentives. My 10th graders LOVE to win contests to upgrade their bookmarks to color (way better than candy as a prize too). I cannot say enough positive things about these bookmarks!—Matthew R.***

***To say that my students loved these would be an understatement. They referred to them all the time, got really upset if their bookmark got misplaced, and said they were "the best thing you've ever given us..." (they are prone to slight exaggeration...but they were appreciative!)...Highly recommend!*** H.S. Language Arts Teacher

***I purchased these bookmarks for 4 novels after downloading the Holes freebie bookmark. They are wonderful! The students refer to them frequently while reading. Struggling readers feel empowered and participate in text discussion much more often. Definitely worth the price!—Portigo P.***

***I have bought several of these resources, and I love seeing my students refer back to them when they have a question about a character. They are a hit!—Tara S.***

***I always love your bookmarks! My students do too!! They serve as AWESOME little reminders for the kids as they read.—Mellow V.***

***I can't wait to use these! I started buying your bookmarks when I came to 3rd grade last year. I notice a lot of titles I would also use if I make it back to 5th grade. You have a great variety of titles. My students love using these bookmarks!—Rhonda A.***

***I gave them to the students a couple of days before we started so they could get acquainted with the story. Thank you!*** Nancy M.

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