Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Browse by Subject
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Teacher Resources
Find Goldilocks and the Three Bears educational ideas and activities
Young scholars generate ideas to solve a problem. In this probelm identification and solution implementation instructional activity, students listen to Goldilocks and the Three Bears, determine ways to help the bears solve their problem, devise an action plan and create illustrations of their solutions.
Explore storyboards with your pre-reader using the familiar story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." They look at pictures as you read the captions in a comic book style. At the end, they try to finish the story based on a resolution photograph. Encourage kids to make predictions based on context clues they see. Highlight sight words that are often repeated, seeing if pupils can find more examples of this word. Scholars will also enjoy coloring in the story.
Students listen to the fairy tale, "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." They discuss the main literary concepts of the story and the difference between authors and illustrators. They complete a variety of activities surrounding the story and even dress in costume and act it out.
Students complete a variety of activities related to story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" as written by James Marshall. They retell the story using flannel board pieces, discuss alternative endings for the story, and create illustrations for their new ending. Students also sort items by size and cook and eat porridge.
When would two paws up denote a blockbuster film in your classroom? Only when young writers create movie reviews from a pet's perspective in this imaginative expository writing practice. This engaging topic begins with a class discussion to brainstorm and list the criteria for a good movie. The procedure follows with the reading of a model pet movie review of a fictional remake of Goldilocks and the Three Bears by two off-beat iguanas, Eggbert and Delbert, from the workbook Lights, Camera, Woof! Writing for Pet Entertainment Television. Precise language, supporting evidence, a strong voice, and ability to persuade are targeted skills developed through pre-writing questions. Shared responses in both human and pet voices provide a platform for drafting teacher models that can be reviewed with the included criteria chart. Finish with a class assessment that uses close-reading strategies of highlighting effective text elements. While written primarily for use by middle school learners, the activity can be adapted to younger grades by making expectations developmentally appropriate.
Students discuss what they know about bears, and listen to and discuss the story, "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." Students complete a Venn, comparing real and pretend bears, then make a mask or stick puppet and retell the story. Students use teddy bear counter to manipulate, sort design patters, and perform simple problems.
Students explore journalism. In this expository writing lesson, students read several newspaper articles and note common features. After reading Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Jan Brett, students work with a partner to write a news story based on the vandalism of Goldilocks.
Students view a Reader's Theater focusing on the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The story is used as a springboard into a videotaped mock trial of Gold E. Locks developed by the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). They are challenged to identify and explain how Goldilocks benefits from due process provisions found in the US Bill of Rights.
Bring Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Mad Libs, and cloze activities to your college class with this lesson. They complete a cloze instruction activity in which the students choose words that would fill in the blanks and create their own cloze text. All necessary sources are provided at the end of the lesson.
Read this twist on Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Dusty Locks and the Three Bears by Susan Lowell. Kindergartners listen, predict, and discuss the story. They then participate in a dramatization of the story and draw a picture to explain their part in the re-enactment. In the end, they will be able to sequence the story correctly.
Third graders explore the library media center using the characters and story of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" by James Marshall. They discuss what rules Goldilocks would need to follow in the library, complete a sequence chain for the story, and in small groups solve various word problems involving the media center rules.
Second graders review the story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." They examine a broken model of Baby Bear's chair and, after viewing possible construction materials, suggest ways to make the chair sturdier. Students then work in small groups using Internet research skills to select another fairy tale character.
Students read and discuss the story "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" and design a structure that will withstand a clay bear's force sitting on it. They develop a list of activities that the three bears do that real bears can't do, and in small groups design and construct a chair using Popsicle sticks, clay, and string.