What is a monster?• They’re a weird slimy ball of nothing with sharp teeth and hair all over.• They are zombies who eat brains.• They are vampires.• Fairies!• They are mean people
What makes a monster a monster?• They are slimy and spiky.• They are big and crazy.• They eat parts of your body, and brains.• They drink blood.• They have to many eyes and fall apart.• They are there to scare you.
Where do monsters come from?• They come from different planets.• They live under your bed.• They live in your closet.• They live in fire.• They live in dirty places.
Where monsters live Girl vs. boy monsters. and come from. Differences between What they would do if aliens and zombies they met monsters. being monsters. What monsters look Favorite part of the like. book. What monsters eat. Reason for the monster being there. Similarities Differences
Visiting the Henry Barnard school toread a book to the first grade class was abit overwhelming but was fun andenriching. The kids enjoyed andresponded to the story with moreimagination and then expected, andopened our eyes to see what a childtypically thinks a monster is.
• The class teaches us about different monsters and cultures in which they are from, and the kids taught us about the way they see monsters and what their purposes are.• Poole and Gilmore give us the historical and factual information whereas the kids have a “been there done that” type of attitude towards monsters.