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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." They will address the elements of story (plot, setting, characters, and details). 
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. After that it is up to them to compose their own version, illustrate it, and share it with younger students. 
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. Partners come up with strategies to solve and present their ideas. Consider having pairs create visual depictions of their solutions to project on a document camera. Next, they use a mileage chart (included) to calculate distances for several muffin-delivery routes. Scholars work with three and four-digit whole numbers. There are extensions included.
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners read the included story of Little Red Riding Hood and complete six short answer questions based on the text.
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. Students record answers. Students continue to work independently.
In this Little Red Riding Hood worksheet, students fill in the blanks to the story with the words given and complete a word search. Students complete 2 activities total.
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. The lesson includes story stretchers that expand its scope to encompass science, social studies, language arts, and art.
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. Assess with a simple re-sequencing exercise; extend by having trios tell original three-sentence stories out of sequence and have the rest of the class re-order them so they make sense.
Young scholars read the story Little Red Riding Hood and Omega Wolf Bert and then role play the story and watch wolf videos. For this wolf lesson plan, students watch wolves in the wild, drinking water, catching prey, and more.
In this comprehension worksheet, students answer short answer and discussion questions for the story Little Red Riding Hood. Students complete 13 questions.
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. Some clever graphic organizers would make this an ideal presentation for visual learners.
In this ESL literature worksheet, students read excerpts from a story told from the wolf's perspective in Little Red Riding Hood. Students complete 4 pages of exercises and essay questions about this story.
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. There are questions for each word to solidify meaning and promote connections with outside concepts. You could easily expand this strategy to use more words, and the graphic organizers will appeal to more visual learners. 
In this Little Red Riding Hood cloze instructional activity, students read a short passage from Little Red Riding Hood. Next, students answer 15 fill in the blank questions where they choose the correct word from 2 choices to complete the passage correctly.
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 instructional activity students write an alternate ending to either version of the story.     
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. Individual pupils fill in one of two provided graphic organizers about the two stories. Add a third suggested tale to extend the lesson.
Students practice becoming fluent readers by recognizing words accurately, rapidly and automatically. They read and reread the book, "Red Riding Hood," by James Marshall and "Frog and Toad Together," from Scholastic, in pairs and with a stop watch to time their readings.
Students respond to the story of Little Red Riding Hood. In this Red Riding Hood lesson, students retell and discuss story elements.  Students practice phonic sounds.  Students role play, make predictions, use picture cards and practice the /r/ sound.
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.
Students explore how dogs evolved from wolves. They discuss the similarities and differences between dogs and wolves. Students research wolves and two dog breeds. They rewrite "Little Red Riding Hood" where the main character encounters a Maltese or a Golden Retriever instead of a wolf.

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