In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we feature ready-to-use information and activities for beginning readers. We include activities in language, reading comprehension and writing that focus on phonics, word study, comprehension, writing, and reading response. Start off an open discussion with the Before You Read discussion questions. Then, read the story out loud as you use the As You Read questions to engage the students in the story. Follow-up with the After You Read questions to see if the students have comprehended the story. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text. About the Novel: A well-loved story about a curious little monkey, named George, who is caught in his home land of Africa by a man in a yellow hat. Inspired by his curiosity for the world around him, George has one adventure after another from the time he leaves Africa to the time he finally arrives at the Zoo. George tries to fly like the sea gulls, but this only gets him wet. He dials 1-2-3-4-5-6-7, which is the number for the Fire Department. He takes a man’s balloons and starts flying threw the air over the city’s traffic. At the end of the story, George finally ends up in a tree at the Zoo. It was a nice place to live! All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.