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Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Students use this list as they work independently writing four descriptive sentences, each including a different adjective and supporting detail from the text.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 104 Views 80 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Classic fairy tales are great! They have memorable characters, present interesting story lines, and lend themselves to art projects. Grab a copy of "Rumpelstiltskin" and get ready to participate in several early literacy activities. The class will make things, play learning games, write poetry, and use their thinking skills to answer questions and sequence events.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 15 Views 12 Downloads
The Rumpelstiltskin Problem and Other Adapted Tales
Students read the story Rumpelstiltskin and discuss the literary elements. They read a different version of Rumpelstiltskin and complete a graphic organizer identifying the literary elements. Finally, they compare both versions and participate in a class discussion.
5th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 32 Downloads
Lesson 3: Character Values
A value is something a person or character thinks is right or good; it's also a characteristic of a fairy tale. Learners discuss how fairy tale characters often have or exemplify a specific value. They compare the values found in The Three Little Pigs with those from the story Rumpelstiltskin.
1st Language Arts 13 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Young scholars practice mathematics by reading number sense stories. In this fractions lesson, students identify the steps needed to be taken before multiplying two fractions which have different denominators. Young scholars read the book Multiplying Menace: The Revenge of Rumpelstiltskin and participate in a fraction board game.
4th - 6th Math 15 Views 158 Downloads
Comprehending Through Questioning
Elementary schoolers observe and apply a variety of reading comprehension strategies. They silently read a passage out of their science textbook, and discuss answering the who, what, where, when, and how of the text. In small groups they read a passage from "Rumpelstiltskin" and answer the five Ws and create a picture about the story.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 11 Views 123 Downloads
Students develop their reading and writing skills using the story, "Rumpelstiltskin," by the Grimm Brothers. They explore the words honesty, thoughtfulness, greed, promis-keeping, and fairness and apply their definitions to their letter writing.
K - 2nd Language Arts 6 Views 39 Downloads
Summarizing Details in Sequence
Guide young readers in their practice of summarizing literature by creating, in groups, a summary of the relevant details in The Ant and the Cricket. Learners practice independently with The Legend of William Tell Aloud and Rumpelstiltskin.
5th - 7th Language Arts 12 Views 132 Downloads
Lesson 1: Plot Problems
Add another characteristic to your class characteristics of fairy tales chart. First they discuss the concept of problems or conflicts found in most fairy tale plots then they practice identifying conflict as they read. They read the story Rumplestiltskin, determine what the main character's problem is, and how the problem can be solved.
1st Language Arts 13 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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.
K - 3rd Language Arts 24 Views 57 Downloads
What's the Purpose?
Learners examine classic fairy tales and their variations. They read and view a variety of fairy tale versions, compare and contrast the author's purpose and use of motifs and use an interactive website to construct a Venn diagram with their observations.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 43 Downloads
Third graders identify and explain the five parts of a fairy tale. In groups, they write their own fairy tale and create a PowerPoint presentation to accompany it. They share their story with the class and discuss how one can tell a story is a fairy tale.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
How Much is a Name Worth?
Second graders use simple addition facts to compute a value to their name. They add larger numbers to compute the combined value of all the names in their group. Finally, they use the group totals to compute the combined value of all the names in the class.
2nd Math 3 Views 20 Downloads
How Much is a Name Worth?
Second graders listen to a read aloud of Yangsook Choi's, The Name Jar. First, they estimate how much their name is worth based on the teacher's example. They assign numeric values to the letters of the alphabet in order to compute the value of their names.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Different Strokes For Different Folktales
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.
K - 1st Language Arts 36 Views 544 Downloads
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.
K - 2nd Language Arts 19 Views 81 Downloads
Summarizing Details in Sequence
Seventh graders write a few sentences explaining the most important events of their lives during the past year. As a class, they discuss why they chose the elements they did for their sentences. To end the lesson, they read a variety of stories and summarize the plot in one paragraph.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads