Hans Christian Anderson Teacher Resources
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A Dash of Folk, A Pinch of Fairy Recipes for Playmaking
Learners examine the importance of oral traditions while reading various fairy and folk tales. Given a piece of clay, they can mold it into any shape they want and pass it to their neighbor which keeps building the object. They use this exercise to discover how the folk and fairy tales were written with each member of the community contributing.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Don't Stop the Weaving
The importance of oral tradition is evident throughout time and across space. Introduce your learners to some interesting stories and then test their knowledge with these questions. Ten multiple-choice questions focus on characters and the countries of origin in some tall tales.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Uncovering the function and forms of ethnic jokes, this presentation with enlighten your students as it explores the concept of "insiders vs. outsiders" and various examples of ethnic stereotypes in literature and society. The presentation reaches a strong conclusion after examining the many purposes of ethnic jokes - and the ways in which the concept has changed.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Folklore Festivities: Exploring Short Stories
Students explore the stories of "William Tell, The Husband Who Was to Mind the House, The Little Match Girl, and Three Words of Wisdomare" in the five lessons of this unit. The understanding of folktales is highlighted in this unit.
3rd English Language Arts