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A whole class read aloud of the story "Rapunzel" leads to a variety of related activities. Learners become familiar with the author and the title of the story. They also sequence the events in the story and discover the patterns of geometric shapes used in the illustrations.
What a way to teach the parts of a play! Use Michelle Anthony’s adapted script of Falling for Rapunzel to demonstrate for your young readers the differences between stories and dramas. While no lesson plan is included, the script could launch a discussion of plays and serve as a model for budding playwrights.
Students examine the literary elements of fairy tales. After reading the fairy tale "Rapunzel" and discussing the elements of fairy tales that occur as they read, they use a story web to help plan and create an original fairy tale. Students present their fairy tale to the class in the form of a PowerPoint presentation.
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. There is a take-home letter for parents announcing the unit of study, and the fairy tale talk show, ball, and feast that serves as the culminating activity. The lesson plans are packed with worksheets and detailed instructions that should make for easy implementation of this remarkable series of plans.
Young readers use graphic organizers, such as Venn diagrams and story maps, to analyze a variety of folktales and the elements of a story. They use writing, sequencing activities, and creative art to identify the morals learned from a read aloud. This is a unit with at least eight lessons, and handouts are included.
With just one purchase you can add 36 well-loved tales to story time or your class library. Kids can listen along to the collection of stories while enjoying vibrant illustrations or read on their own.
Young learners explore the antagonist. They retell Hansel and Gretel and identify the witch and the stepmother as antagonists. They then brainstorm common character traits of an antagonist, and then write a paragraph describing an antagonist in their current independent reading book.
Young readers examine the elements of story structure that are included in all stories. They include these elements in their own written pieces. This phenomenally-designed plan has everything you need to easily implement it in your classroom. Some episodes from The Reading Rainbow series are utilized.
Pupils analyze how distinguishing another culture encourages us to respect each other. They research culture and all its avenues, recognizing and comprehending the relationship between people and geography. Ultimately, they can apply their knowledge to real-life situations.
Teach your class how to identify the protagonist in a story. The plan suggests starting with a protagonist from a tale you have previously read in class. Then, you can read a new story and work together to identify the protagonist, providing evidence from the text. Finally, pupils get the chance to identify protagonists in their independent reading books. The plan uses Hansel and Gretel for the guided practice; however, you could use any story with a clear protagonist.
Students study about how sequels are created by using a well-known fairy tale to create their own. They choose a fairy tale, make a list of all the characters in the story, and generate 3 ideas (minimum) per character. They each select one idea for one character and write independently.
Students examine different global issues and share their learned information with others. Students choose a topic to research, write a research essay, conduct a survey about knowledge and attitude toward chosen topic, and create an oral and visual presentation of their researched information.
Ideal for a college-level children's literature class or in a story-writing unit, this presentation defines not only the archetypal characters in literature but provides ample examples from fairy tales to modern films. The slideshow discusses roles such as the hero, the innocent, the wise fool, and the destroyer, as well as the archetypal relationships between these characters. The last few slides include male, female, child, and shadow character examples for students to discuss.