Hansel and Gretel Teacher Resources
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Hansel & Gretel Bingo
Has your class just finished the story of Hansel and Gretel? Do you think they'd enjoy a fun learning game that reinforces site word recognition and listening skills? If so, stop and print this great Hansel and Gretel themed bingo game. Each bingo card contains nine labeled images from the story.
Pre-K - 1st Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
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 which makes it a great tool for substitutes and pre-service teachers.
1st Language Arts 4 Views 15 Downloads
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 and retell the story from that characters point of view.
7th - 9th Language Arts 4 Views 49 Downloads
Lesson Plan 7: Achieve Your Goals
Seventh graders employ problem solving skills as they read Hansel and Gretel. In this problem solving model lesson, 7th graders use the provided worksheet to analyze the conflict that Hansel and Gretel face in the tale. Students also complete a sensory image worksheet based on the tale.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
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 for the story.
Pre-K - K Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
"A Wrinkle in the Tale"
Sixth graders listen to story Hansel and Gretel, draw story board, take other well-known fairytale and rewrite one or more parts of story in small groups, perform various versions of story, and develop improvisations from situations in story.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
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 watch and analyze a video of "Hansel and Gretel.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 19 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 10 Views 29 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 41 Views 213 Downloads
Students compare and contrast different versions of "Hansel and Gretel" and "The Gingerbread Boy". Using a software program, they color a gingerbread house design of their choice. Based on the house, they write thier own story making sure it has a beginning, middle and end.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Magical World of Russian Fairy Tales
Pupils listen to stories read aloud from Russian fairy tales and create illustrations to re-tell the stories with visual images. They work in groups to analyze the themes and motifs of the fairy tales. Then they compare and contrast the stories with European fairy tale versions using a Venn diagram.
4th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 52 Downloads
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 assessment or as an extension of an in-class lesson.
6th - 9th Language Arts 9 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Helpful Animals and Compassionate Humans in Folklore
Young scholars define elements of stories from around the world that include helpful animals. They explore animal character motivations and use graphic organizers to compare and contrast animal stories from different cultures.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 13 Views 30 Downloads
Journeying to Create
Show a video clip that descripes how taking a journey can change a person's outlook on life. Learners write a paragraph about a place that uses imagery and tone to create a specfic effect. They evaluate their journal entries as well.
9th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 74 Downloads
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 many techniques, games, and exercises presented here, engage your pupils in literacy strategies that help them decode in any language.
K - 6th Language Arts 35 Views 24 Downloads