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We provide ℕ-filtrations on the negative part Uq ( $\mathfrak{n}$ ) of the quantum group associated to a finite-dimensional simple Lie algebra $\mathfrak{g}$ , such that the associated graded algebra is a skew-polynomial algebra on $\mathfrak{n}$ . The filtration is obtained by assigning degrees to Lusztig's quantum PBW root vectors. The possible degrees can be described as lattice points in certain polyhedral cones. In the classical limit, such a degree induces an ℕ-filtration on any finite-dimensional simple $\mathfrak{g}$ -module. We prove for type An, Cn, B3, D4 and G2 that a degree can be chosen such that the associated graded modules are defined by monomial ideals, and conjecture that this is true for any $\mathfrak{g}$ .

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