Little Red Riding Hood Teacher Resources
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Red Riding Hood in China
Inspire young writers to compose their own version of the fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood." They begin by reading "Little Red Riding Hood" and the Chinese version <i>Lon Po Po</i>, then they compare and contrast the two fairy tales using a Venn Diagram.
6th - 7th English Language Arts
Little Red Riding Hood's Journey to Grandma's
Stories and math blend beautifully with a subtraction word problem activity featuring Little Red Riding Hood: A Newfangled Prairie Tale, by Lisa Campbell Ernst. Youngsters listen to the version while watching a PowerPoint presentation (included) which has them engage in subtraction distance problems.
1st - 3rd Math
Where Do We Begin?
Primary learners grasp sequence of events by discussing morning routines and reviewing the story of Little Red Riding Hood. They explore the necessity of correct order of events. As a class, create a story with a beginning, middle, and end based on a picture.
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Little Red Riding Hood
Here is a short, but effective, four-slide presentation on the sequence of events in the story, Little Red Riding Hood. The elements of the story (setting, characters, plot, etc.) are present, then a slide which puts the story in order is viewed.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Lon Po Po- A Red Riding Hood Story from China Lesson Plan
Youngsters study "Lon Po Po." They will compare and contrast China's version of "Little Red Riding Hood" "Lon Po Po" with the traditional version of "Little Red Riding Hood" and then draw or write their own version of "Little Red Riding Hood.
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Lesson Plan for "Little Red Riding Hood"
Grow young performers with storytelling. Elementary schoolers listen to the story "Little Red Riding Hood" by Mike Lockett, highlighting dialogue as they listen, and then act out the story. This is based on a story told by Mike Lockett on his DVD "Tales of Delight," but could be adapted to work with another version of the story.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Grand Canyon Suite
Take a trip to the Grand Canyon! Lesson one explores how Ferde Grofe painted a musical landscape of America when he wrote the Grand Canyon Suite. Learners then examine art that shows the Grand Canyon in instructional activity two. Finally, instructional activity three incorporates the music from instructional activity one in an interpretive dance that retells the story of Little Red Riding Hood.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts
Have your learners read a folktale? Explore some popular folktales with your class. Read Little Red Riding Hood and discuss the elements that make up this type of reading. Learners then investigate the characters and settings before having a group discussion comparing and contrasting the characters, settings, and plot events.
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Though the lesson plan format is simplistic, it's got some good ideas for addressing internal and external conflict in your literary analysis unit. Using "Little Red Riding Hood" and other fairy tales, young readers identify the conflicts and determine whether or not they are internal or external.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Introduce Vocabulary: Red Riding Hood (Marshall)
It's the classic story of Little Red Riding Hood retold by James Marshall; scholars listen for six new words as you read: bouquet, charming, escort, horrid, tarry, and wicked. Introduce the words before reading so they can listen for context clues and raise a hand when they hear the vocabulary.
K - 2nd English Language Arts
Who is Little Red Riding Hood Anyway?
Many youngsters have heard the story of Little Red Riding Hood, but do they know there's more than one version? After reviewing the original verison by the Brothers Grimm, present Little Red Cowboy Hat by Sudan Lowell. Class members can compare and contrast the two stories and discuss the characters, setting, conflict, and resolution as a whole class.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Create a classroom full of writers using this innovative technique. The presentation walks learners through the process of writing a script, including identifying the setting, characters, and major events in the story. After reviewing key elements of a story, learners read a scene from a "Little Red Riding Hood" play, and then write their own version of the story.
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Remember what you read!
Practice the strategy of story grammar to improve reading comprehension. Upper graders make an outline of the main elements of the stories Little Red Riding Hood and At Her Majesty's Request by Walter Dean Walters. Each learner is encouraged to incorporate the Five W's (who, what, when, where and how) in the written outlines.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Using Fairy Tales to Teach the Elements of a Short Story
Young readers examine the basic story elements of the short story. They listen to the classic fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood," and watch a PowerPoint presentation of the Elements of a Short Story. Then, they complete a graphic organizer on a selected short story, and create a quiz.
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Comparing and Contrasting Little Red Riding Hood Stories
Third graders compare and contrast two versions of Little Red Riding Hood. In this language arts/literature lesson, 3rd graders determine how to label the circles of a Venn Diagram. Additionally, students begin to discuss details for each circle.
3rd English Language Arts
Lon Po Po and Little Red Riding Hood
Students compare and contrast the traditional version of little Red Riding Hood with the Chinese version Lon Po Po. In this creative writing and critical thinking lesson students write an alternate ending to either version of the story.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
From Once Upon a Time to Happily Every After.....And Everything In Between
Here is an awesome, 28-page collection of lessons that cover the topic of fairy tales and other famous stories in an exciting manner. These lessons weave math, language arts, geography, and technology into some mighty fine educational experiences for your class.
K English Language Arts