Beauty and the Beast Teacher Resources
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In this reading worksheet, students read an 18 page story by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont called Beauty and the Beast. There are no questions or comprehension exercises. The test would be very difficult to read for a grade 1 student; it would be more suited for upper elementary.
Does the FDA really intend to protect public health? Spark a debate in your chemistry or health class by using this article, titled "Beauty or the Beast." It questions the safety of cosmetics and toiletry products, govenment regulations, and the toxicity of their ingredients. After reading the article, learners review the ingredients of a few different products. This is a stimulating topic, and the activity can help you meet the Common Core Standards for literacy in science. Note that the link to the article does not work, but you can find it with an online search.
Fifth graders increase their reading, speaking, and listening comprehension skills on the basis of cultural practices.
In this reading comprehension instructional activity, students read the story of Beauty and the Beast. Students answer 6 multiple choice questions and 10 true and false questions.
In this maze worksheet, students trace a path in a simple maze from the girl to the beast. This is based on the book Beauty and the Beast.
Second graders listen to different versions of the Beauty and the Beast story. They use Venn diagrams to compare the stories. After comparing the beasts, they create their own beasts.
Use this resource, which focuses on the story The Dragon Prince by Laurence Yep, to inspire your class. There are a series of comprehension questions, graphic organizers, and ideas for extensions, such as an activity involving a talk show interview.
La Belle et la Bête! Read the original fairy tale with your Francophones and watch a brief clip from the 1940s film version. As an extension, have learners work in small groups or individually to create a comic book representation of the major events. Create a rubric so learners know exactly what criteria they'll be graded on.
Reading the original Hans Christian Andersen tale of “The Little Mermaid” and viewing the Great Performances: The Little Mermaid from the San Francisco Ballet video offers class members an opportunity to consider how artistic decisions made by an author impact influence interpretation. Interviews with John Neumeier, the choreographer for the ballet and Lera Auebach, the composer, give insight into their artistic vision and inspiration. The included discussion questions and learning activities help groups prepare their own adaptations of a well-known fairy tale.
Here is a full lesson with all the needed materials and PowerPoints attached! Introduce your class to archetypes by showing them the included presentation. The presentation gives definitions and examples of archetypal characters, settings, and journeys. Then, with the included analysis documents, readers will explore different versions of Cinderella. What are some differences? How do these versions compare to Beauty and the Beast? A test on archetypes concludes this lesson.
Students verbally tell partners a personal version of a fairy tale to each other. They listen, analyze, and describe the tales' differences and similarities in a Venn diagram.
What a creative way to review concepts related to fairy tales. Learners unscramble anagrams to identify popular fairy tales like Beauty and the Beast. This is motivating way review this topic. Also, it could be used with a variety of subjects.
Trying to get your pupils interested in learning another language? Check out this app, which is sure to capture the attention of princess lovers everywhere...and teach them some vocabulary along the way.
Altering the ending of a famous fairy tale is a really fun way for kids to experience creative writing. The lesson plan here has them do just that! Learners listen to the famous fairy tale, "The Twelve Brothers," and change the ending of the tale any way they want. Pupils share their endings with each other, then illustrate the ending. Even with a class of 25 pupils, you'll be amazed at how each child will come up with a different way for the fairy tale to end.
Students define the concept of fairy tale and identify typical characteristics of this genre. They use illustrations as cues to retell favorite fairy tales and discuss common themes and emotions expressed in these stories.
Students explore their feelings through music and art. In this music and arts lesson, students listen to My Many Colored Days and choose a color to go with each emotion. Students also describe their emotions while listening to various classical pieces of music. Students draw pictures, use instruments and read poems to understand emotions.
Everyone loves the tales involving King Arthur and his knights. After reading Knights of the Round Table by Gwen Gross, learners draw inferences and conclusions, analyze story elements, and discuss figurative language, including hyperbole and metaphor.
Have your learners practice comprehension skills using this resource. They answer questions about the story The Magic Nesting Doll by Jacqueline K. Ogburn. Additionally, they use graphic organizers to display information and analyze the characters, setting, and plot of the story. The resource includes images of and references to several useful worksheets that are not attached. It'll be easy to create similar materials on your own using the models here.
Young readers examine the elements of story structure that are included in all stories. They include these elements in their own written pieces. This phenomenally-designed plan has everything you need to easily implement it in your classroom. Some episodes from The Reading Rainbow series are utilized.