A monkey is any primate that is not a human, prosimian (lemurs, sifakas, lorises, pottos, bush babies, and other primitive primates), or ape. Monkeys make up two of the three groups of simian primates, Old World monkeys, New World monkeys, and apes.
This pack contains 8 ready-to-use worksheets that you can use to teach students about these fascinating creatures – including the food monkeys eat, where they live, how they communicate with each and much more.
After completing these worksheets students will be able to:
- Write about the habitats and common features of monkeys, how they communicate and express affection, the types of food they eat and where they live
- Brainstorm the key phrases and words associated with monkeys to help develop word association
- Perform a writing activity to explain the habitat of a monkey and draw a picture of it
- Explore the different foods that monkeys eat and how they find their food
- Write a post card from the country monkeys live in to understand their environment and what you might do there
- Draw a picture of a monkey and write three facts to help somebody else to learn
Did you know?
Monkeys can’t catch a cold
Like humans, chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans can all catch a common cold, but monkeys are immune.
Monkeys are an endangered species
21 primate species are listed as critically endangered, 47 are endangered and 46 are vulnerable to extinction.
Included in This Worksheet (PDF Format)
- Monkey Study Guide and Information
- Fill in the Blanks
- Acrostic Poem
- Word Scramble
- Monkey Habitat Writing Prompt
- What do Monkeys Eat?
- Where do Monkeys Live?
- Monkey Fact File Task
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Use With Any Curriculum
These worksheets have been specifically designed for use with any international curriculum. You can use these worksheets as-is, or edit them using Google Slides to make them more specific to your own student ability levels and curriculum standards.