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Goldilocks and the Three Bears Teacher Resources
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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.
Readers' theater is a fun way to get kids reading with expression and improve their fluency! There is a full script here for The Three Bears with five characters to assign. Consider splitting kids into small groups so everyone can practice at the same time. Highlight the lines for each character before handing out the scripts. Once kids get the hang of it, mix it up by providing props or even switching roles! This would even make a great introduction to a school play.
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.
The classic "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" story is told within this PowerPoint through eight different scenes. Each scene is shown on a separate slide with a simple picture and the lines of each character. You can have your class read this out loud, taking turns for each character. What a fun way to read this story!
Explore sequencing with first and second graders. As a group, they listen to the story Berlioz the Bear by Jan Brett, and then generate important events from the story as the teacher writes them on the board. They also get to cut out a three-part bear pattern and write beginning, middle, and end events from the story on each part.