Fairy Tales Teacher Resources
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New Review Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Elves and the Shoemaker
Engage young readers in a unit on fairy tales with their very own copy of the classic story "The Elves and the Shoemaker." Including dialogue, three-syllable words, and up to five lines of text on a page, this printable book is best suited for developing the fluency of second and third grade readers.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 16 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Gingerbread Man
Present young readers with the gift of literature by giving them this printable version of the classic fairy tale "The Gingerbread Man". Including clear illustrations and a repetitive structure, this story will engage and support children as they develop their reading fluency.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Ugly Duckling
Engage young readers to explore classic fairy tales with their very own copy of "The Ugly Duckling." With clear illustrations and an easy-to-follow repetitive structure, this printable book is perfect for developing the reading skills of young learners.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Princess and the Pea
Enrich a primary grade unit on fairy tales with this printable version of the classic story "The Princess and the Pea." With a simple story structure and a blend of short and long sentences, this is a great resource for developing the fluency of emergent readers.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Nightingale
Engage emergent readers in a literature unit on fairy tales with this printable version of "The Nightingale." Including dialogue, multisyllabic words, and up to five lines of text on a page, this book is ideal for developing the reading fluency of second and third grade students.
Pre-K - 3rd Language Arts 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fairy Tales - Another Point of View
First graders compare and contrast two different versions of the fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs. They utilize a Venn diagram in order to document what is alike and different in the stories. The lesson plan includes an extensive activities list.
1st Language Arts 54 Views 137 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The ABCs of the Three Little Pigs
Promote sentence variety through an engaging writing activity. First, read through a boring version of Cinderella and discuss what makes it so boring, focusing on sentence structure and beginnings. Then, read a more exciting version and examine the reasons this story is more successful.
6th - 8th Language Arts 76 Views 166 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Odyssey of the Mind Curriculum Activity: Fantastic Fairy Tale
Learning about literature can be so much fun; it can also be made more accessible through projects and dramatic play. As they explore theme, character, and setting, the class gets creative and makes a dramatic recreation of a classic fairy tale.
4th - 6th Language Arts 48 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Fairy Tales are the focus of this language arts lesson. First, 3rd graders come up with True or False statements regarding familiar Fairy Tales. Then, students are put into groups and go to the computer lab, where they perform research on one Fairy Tale.
3rd Language Arts 4 Views 32 Downloads
Fairy Tales Around the World
Learners define and identify typical characteristics in a fairy tale using terms such as character, setting, illustrations, and plot. They familiarize themselves with different versions of fairy tales. Help your class recognize the traits that make fairy tales universal.
K - 2nd Language Arts 27 Views 246 Downloads
The Magical World of Russian Fairy Tales
Students read several fairy tales of Russian origin. They brainstorm common elements of a fairy tale and identify those elements in several examples. They retell a favorite fairy tale through a skit, oral storytelling, a sketch, or a written story.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 28 Downloads
Fractured Fairy Tales
Fracture some fairy tales! After brainstorming and storytelling, class members work together to create a class fractured fairy tale. Then, they compose their own fractured fairy tale by writing a new fairy tale or adding in surprises to a traditional fairy tale.
2nd - 6th Language Arts 34 Views 210 Downloads
Myths, Folktales, & Fairy Tales
Introduce the concept of myths to your class. Using the link to "Myths Around the World," read a story aloud and have learners list characteristics of a myth. Readers then choose their own myths from the site and work in groups to answer questions about each legend.
9th - 12th Language Arts 37 Views 167 Downloads
Fabulous Fairy Tales
Introduce your class to the elements of a fairy tale with this instructional activity. Learners explore the characteristics of fairy tales through reading and writing. The writing assignment is done using StoryBook Weaver, on which the pupils compose their own fairy tales.
4th - 5th Language Arts 10 Views 204 Downloads
Fractured Fairy Tales
Through reading and writing, learners explore common elements found in fairy tales. After discussing traditional fairy tales, class members listen to The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by John Scieszka, a hilarious retelling of the classic tale from the point of view of the wolf.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 24 Views 394 Downloads
Becoming a Fairy Tale Writer
Young readers evaluate several fairy tales and investigate their storytelling components. They discover the different aspects to telling a story, specifically fairy tales. Ultimately the students write and illustrate their very own fairy tales.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 13 Views 84 Downloads
Using Fairy Tales to Debate Ethics
Is trickery ever justified? Is it okay to steal from someone who has stolen from you? Puss, from Puss in Boots, and Jack, from Jack and the Beanstalk, might have some ideas about these ethical questions. After listening to a series of fairy tales, pupils take a stand on ethical questions raised by the stories and compose a brief response using a graphic organizer to provide support.
K - 8th Language Arts 12 Views 300 Downloads
Using Fairy Tales to Teach the Elements of a Short Story
Young readers examine the basic story elements of the short story. They listen to the classic fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood," and watch a PowerPoint presentation of the Elements of a Short Story. Then, they complete a graphic organizer on a selected short story, and create a quiz.
6th - 8th Language Arts 48 Views 298 Downloads