When my fourth graders first created these monster boxes, we made them for Valentine's Day mailboxes. I like them better at this time of year. Here is a picture of the writing assignment I developed to go with it.
I am a third generation public school teacher who has been in education since 1987. I have taught elementary students full time for 20+ years. I am also a freelance curriculum writer. You can contact me at mrs.mjbauer(at)gmail(dot)com.