Everything you need to understand or teach The One and Only Ivan by K. A. Applegate.
Ivan the One and Only is a carefree philosopher, artist and gorilla. As the star attraction of the Exit 8 Big Top Mall and Video Arcade, Ivan spends his days creating art and chatting with his best friends, Stella the elephant and Bob the dog. Life is a little boring, but the call of the wild seems far away. Then Ruby arrives, and Ivan is forced to face the brutality of his past and cruelty of his captivity. Now it’s up to Ivan to make sure Ruby has the life she deserves.
The One and Only Ivan Lesson Plans contain 128 pages of teaching material, including: