Rumpelstiltskin Teacher Resources
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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 10 Views 8 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 13 Views 30 Downloads
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 83 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars 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 5 Views 39 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 3 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students 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. Students 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 8 Views 123 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 8 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 11 Views 131 Downloads
What's the Purpose?
Students 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 5 Views 42 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
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Learners can listen along to the 23 playful tales in this collection, which are paired with vivid and varied illustrations. The second app in a series, this collection of stories is targeted toward second graders. Class members will have no difficulty navigating the app.
K - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Rule of Three
What makes a fairy tale a fairy tale? Teach young readers one characteristic that defines the fairy tale genre. They'll learn that events, objects and characters in fairy tales often occur in threes. They read Goldilocks and the Three Bears and work to identify things from the story that come in groups of three.
1st Language Arts 15 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 32 Views 542 Downloads
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 14 Views 46 Downloads