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Love Monster and the Last Chocolate Activities and Lesson Plans for 2022

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for Love Monster and the Last Chocolate will find this post helpful. It includes resource recommendations, free teaching ideas, and information about the book. You’ll have everything you need to deliver engaging interactive read aloud lessons based on this story.

With themes of compassion, worry, and friendship, this Love Monster and the Last Chocolate picture book by Rachel Bright is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. It will be a big hit in your classroom too! Learn more about this book below!

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Engage Your Students with Love Monster and the Last Chocolate Lesson Plans & Activities in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. Read a summary of Love Monster and the Last Chocolate. You can find it in the section below.
  2. Check out the teaching ideas for reading comprehension strategies, grammar topics and social emotional learning skills that can be taught using this children’s book.
  3. Download the book companion to make lesson planning simple with Love Monster and the Last Chocolate reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, teaching ideas & no-prep extension activities.

LOVE MONSTER AND THE LAST CHOCOLATE SUMMARY

Love Monster returned from his vacation, feeling reflective about his fun adventures. When he gets to his house, he sees a box of chocolates. Someone must have known they were his favorite!

Love Monster struggles with sharing the chocolates or eating them all for himself. When all of his worries add up, he decides it’s safer to just eat them alone.

Sitting there, in his chair, he reflects on his friends and how happy it would make them to eat with him. So, he jumps out the door and runs to share with his friends. 

When his friends see him, they simply say to open the box. The box only has one chocolate left because they thought of him when he was away. Love Monster is reminded that when we stop and think of others, it reminds us that they stop and think about us, too.

LOVE MONSTER AND THE LAST CHOCOLATE LESSON PLAN IDEAS

Each of our 400+ Starts With a Story book companions come with a teacher’s guide to make lesson planning quick and easy, printable worksheets and digital resources that cover ALL of the standards-based reading comprehension skills.

When it comes to writing lesson plans and finding activities for Love Monster and the Last Chocolate, we’ve already done all of the heavy lifting for you.

We found this book was especially good at teaching the topics listed below.

READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

The text-based reading comprehension questions focus on:

  • retelling
  • analyzing character
  • author’s purpose
  • making connections

LITERATURE-BASED SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING LESSONS

We found this story to be a great SEL picture book to promote:

  • multiple meaning words
  • figurative language
  • ellipses

GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY & WORD STUDY

  • compassion
  • worry
  • friendship

LOVE MONSTER AND THE LAST CHOCOLATE ACTIVITIES

You’ll receive all of the following resources aligned to the story:

  • comprehension questions
  • 30 writing prompts with themed paper
  • vocabulary activities
  • word study print & go activities
  • ideas for grammar lessons with focus sentence printables
  • social emotional learning discussion topics
  • graphic organizers to target specific comprehension skills and strategies
Love Monster and The Last Chocolate book companion resource
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BOOK INFO FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

What are the reading levels for Love Monster and the Last Chocolate?

  • Lexile® Measure: AD610L
  • Guided Reading Level: L
  • DRA Level: 20-24
  • Accelerated Reader Level (ARC): 2.8

Who is the author? Who is the illustrator?

The book was written and illustrated by Rachel Bright.

What genre is Love Monster and the Last Chocolate?

It is a fantasy book. You may want to check out our genre activities or read our blog post, How to Teach Genre to Elementary Students.

How many pages are in the book?

The story is 32 pages long.

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