Hansel and Gretel Teacher Resources
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Vocabulary: Make Connections with New Vocabulary
The story Hansel and Gretel is used to build new vocabulary in context. The class reads the story together. They then focus on 2-3 new vocabulary words, using the context of the story to help define them. This lesson is fully scripted...
1st English Language Arts
Nibble, Nibble, Little Mouse
Students complete activities to analyze points of view in different texts. In this point of view lesson plan, students read Hansel and Gretel and The Magic Circle and discuss the points of view. Students choose a character from the story...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
International Festival: Germany
Students complete several activities to learn about the German culture. In this German culture instructional activity, students read the 'Hansel and Gretel' story and create a paper gingerbread house. Students complete a matching game...
Pre-K - K English Language Arts
Children's Media and Censorship
High schoolers form opinions about children and television censorship after analyzing literature. They complete a journal writing activity to identify the topic and make a list of inappropriate television shows for children. Next, they...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Points of View
Cinderella is a classic love story when Cinderella is the protagonist—but what happens if a stepsister tells the story? Focus on point of view with a lesson about fairy tales and story elements. After reading a few familiar fairy tales,...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Adverb Clause Worksheet
Use this worksheet whenever you'd like to test or practice adverb clauses. On the page is a pair of exercises that help learners practice identifying and writing adverb clauses. Since there aren't examples, this would work well as an...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Simple Texts for Primary Pupils
Can literacy get any more fun than this? Learners not only have fun, but gain confidence as well when presented with familiar text in another language. Select books, songs, poems, even recipes written in another language, and using the...
K - 6th English Language Arts