Shared Storybook Reading with a Preschooler: Grumpy Monkey
There are many benefits of reading aloud to children. Caregivers who read to children at home at least three times per week have children who are likely to score in the top 25% of reading scores compared to children who are read to less often. Reading aloud promotes children developing new words, developing language skills, growing their reading comprehension and it can help them think and talk about their own feelings and experiences as they relate to characters in the book. When engaging in shared storybook reading it can be helpful to: 1) ask children open-ended questions 2) actively engage children in the story, and 2) ask children to make predictions. Watch Savannah and her dad read Grumpy Monkey and see how he uses some of these strategies. Learn more about reading storybooks aloud (have a link - http://extensionpublications.unl.edu/assets/html/g2317/build/g2317.htm
And learn more about how to use books to support young children’s coping and understanding of their emotions with storybooks when they experience stress and/or trauma: https://child.unl.edu/read4resilience
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[00:00:14.950]Hope you had a beautiful day.
[00:00:16.523]Hope you had a beautiful day.
[00:00:18.070]Tonight we're going to read:
[00:00:21.626]By Suzanne Lang.
[00:00:23.082]Illustrated by Max Lang.
[00:00:28.660]Have you read this before?
[00:00:33.090]Only when you're grumpy?
[00:00:35.940]No, I thought you might've been feeling a little grumpy
[00:00:39.330]because you weren't going to see your school friends
[00:00:42.630]for like two whole months.
[00:00:44.377]I'm kind of grumpy that I won't get to see Iris.
[00:00:48.950]Iris, is she your best friend?
[00:00:51.109]Oh, well let's see what Grumpy Monkey does.
[00:00:57.670]One wonderful day Jim Panzee woke to discover
[00:00:59.845]that nothing was right.
[00:01:02.730]The sun was too bright,
[00:01:04.560]the sky was too blue
[00:01:06.176]and the bananas were too sweet.
[00:01:12.910]Jim was confused.
[00:01:15.327]"What's going on?"
[00:01:16.944]"Maybe you're grumpy," suggested Norman from next door.
[00:01:21.917]"I'm not grumpy," Jim insisted.
[00:01:28.035]On his walk he met Mariboo.
[00:01:31.447]"Jim's grumpy," Norman told Mariboo.
[00:01:34.447]"Why are you grumpy, Jim?" Asked Mariboo.
[00:01:37.117]"It's such a wonderful day!"
[00:01:39.307]"Grumpy? Me? I'm not grumpy," said Jim.
[00:01:43.947]"But look at how you're standing," Mariboo said.
[00:01:46.677]"It's true," said Norman.
[00:01:48.547]"You're all hunched."
[00:01:50.220]So Jim loosened up.
[00:01:52.840]What do you do when you're grumpy?
[00:02:01.120]I take breaths
[00:02:06.272]or I do yoga.
[00:02:09.680]Breathing or doing yoga.
[00:02:12.490]That's good ideas.
[00:02:15.080]Then he ran into Lemur.
[00:02:16.887]"Jim's grumpy," Norman told Lemur.
[00:02:19.241]"Why are you grumpy, Jim?" asked Lemur.
[00:02:21.916]"It's such a wonderful day."
[00:02:24.687]"Grumpy? Me? I'm not grumpy," said Jim.
[00:02:28.857]"Your eyebrows look grumpy," said Lemur.
[00:02:31.075]"It's true," said Norman.
[00:02:32.867]"They're all bunched up."
[00:02:34.570]So Jim raised his eyebrow.
[00:02:40.200]Then he tripped over Snake.
[00:02:42.367]"Oh no," said Norman.
[00:02:44.487]"That's the last thing you need
[00:02:46.040]when you're feeling so grumpy."
[00:02:48.327]"Grumpy? Me? I'm not grumpy," said Jim.
[00:02:53.377]"Then why that frown?" said Snake.
[00:02:56.527]"I think it's because he tripped over you,"
[00:02:58.750]Norman whispered to Snake.
[00:03:01.210]So Jim put on a smile.
[00:03:07.300]Finally Jim looked happy,
[00:03:10.580]but he didn't feel happy inside.
[00:03:17.180]Everyone wanted Jim to enjoy this wonderful day.
[00:03:21.067]"You should sing with us," said Birds.
[00:03:23.350]Jim didn't feel like singing.
[00:03:26.587]"You should swing with us," said the monkeys.
[00:03:29.980]Jim didn't feel like swinging.
[00:03:33.460]What do you feel like doing when you're feeling grumpy?
[00:03:37.130]I like playing with Iris and then it makes me feel better.
[00:03:41.028]Oh, getting to be with friends?
[00:03:43.450]That would make me feel better too.
[00:03:46.407]"You should roll with us," said the zebras.
[00:03:49.090]Jim didn't feel like rolling.
[00:03:51.121]"You should stroll with us," said the peacocks.
[00:03:55.046]Jim didn't feel like strolling.
[00:03:58.367]"You should lie in the grass.
[00:04:00.850]You should stomp your feet.
[00:04:07.070]You should take a bath and make a splash.
[00:04:11.210]You should hug someone.
[00:04:13.150]You should laugh.
[00:04:14.622]You should take a nap.
[00:04:17.410]You should eat old meat or some honey.
[00:04:20.900]Should jump up and down.
[00:04:22.804]You should sit in the sun.
[00:04:25.520]You should dance."
[00:04:28.170]Hey which one of these animals have we seen at the zoo?
[00:04:31.340]Do you know any of them?
[00:04:34.178]We have saw otters
[00:04:40.101]and we have saw
[00:04:46.250]Yeah, what else do you recognize?
[00:05:03.100]I think you got to pet a porcupine once.
[00:05:04.990]Where's the porcupine?
[00:05:09.975]But Jim didn't feel like doing any of that.
[00:05:14.227]"Why are you grumpy, Jim?" asked the others.
[00:05:16.447]"It's such a wonderful day."
[00:05:19.000]Do you want to do this part?
[00:05:21.135]I'm not grumpy!
I'm not grumpy!
[00:05:24.680]Shouted Jim as he beat his chest.
[00:05:29.370]And he stormed off.
[00:05:34.880]And Jim felt sorry.
[00:05:37.290]A little sorry for shouting at everyone,
[00:05:39.470]but mostly sorry for himself.
[00:05:41.937]"I guess I am grumpy," Jim sighed.
[00:05:44.780]And just as he was starting to feel sad,
[00:05:50.130]he came upon Norman.
[00:05:52.340]Norman was slumped, his eyebrows were bunched up
[00:05:55.460]and he was frowning.
[00:05:57.137]"What's the matter? Are you grumpy?" asked Jim.
[00:06:00.177]"No, I danced with Porcupine."
[00:06:04.380]Ouch, he's got it stuck!
[00:06:10.497]"Are you okay?" asked Jim.
[00:06:12.687]"It hurts, but I'll probably feel better soon enough,"
[00:06:16.897]"Are you still grumpy?"
[00:06:18.727]"Yeah," said Jim.
[00:06:20.587]"But I'll probably feel better soon enough too.
[00:06:23.650]For now I need to be grumpy."
[00:06:27.087]"It's a wonderful day to be grumpy," said Norman.
[00:06:34.446]And he already felt a little bit better.
[00:06:41.740]What did you like about "Grumpy Monkey" Savannah?
[00:06:45.920]I liked when Norman,
[00:06:51.120]when he got those needles in his butt.
[00:06:56.557]Okay, everyone thanks for reading with us.
[00:06:59.624]Have a beautiful night.
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