How to Catch Monsters
Story Characters - Advantage Format

Blue Monster
Stage 1 - Early Reader                                                                          6% of story

I am so big. I am so blue.
I like the way I look, do you?
But if you saw that I was mad,
Then would you say that I was bad?

Josh
Stage 1 - Early Reader                                                                          8% of story

My name is Josh. I do not want them to be at my house. What can we do?

Green Monster
Stage 2 - Beginning Reader                                                                       7% of story

I am a monster, big and green,
But am I nice, or am I mean?
And if you saw me out one day,
Would you say, "Hi," or run away?

Purple Monster
Stage 2 - Beginning Reader                                                                       8% of story

I am the biggest one of all.
I am so strong. I am so tall.
I like to eat food night and day.
I never put the food away.


Amanda
Stage 2 - Beginning Reader                                                                      12% of story

My name is Amanda. I am scared of monsters. What would you do if three big monsters came to your house?

Mr. Brown
Stage 3 - Transitional Reader                                                                   17% of story

I am Josh's and Amanda's dad. My children keep talking about monsters, but everybody knows monsters aren't real! I know my kids are just playing.
Small Part
Stage 3 - Transitional Reader                                                                    1% of story

This is a surprise character you will meet at the end of the story.

Narrator
Stage 3 - Transitional Reader                                                                   42% of story

As the narrator, I am the master storyteller! It's up to me to keep the story alive and interesting with each exciting detail. So, I must read everything with expression and excitement!