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- Aubra L., Teacher
- Townsend, MT
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Many classic tales, like "Cinderella," can be found worldwide. Bacis events are similar, but each retelling is molded by the culture in which it exists. Present your class with several version of tale (links provided) and have them discuss the unique qualities of each. Pupils then write their own ultra-modern version of the Cinderella tale and present it along with a critique of how it compares to the French one composed by Charles Perrault.
Creative kids read, discuss, play-act, and sketch to examine the cultural significance of Old Man Coyote. They listen to several stories involving Coyote, analyze the Harry Fonseca painting Shuffle Off to Buffalo, and write Coyote stories of their own. Tons of great background information will make discussing the painting a breeze.
Young readers use this book review learning exercise to evaluate a book they have read. After recording the title and author of a book, reviewers color in the appropriate bubble rating the book as exciting, boring, funny, or scary. They then draw a picture of main character and setting of the book and conclude by coloring in the number of stars that indicates their rating of the book.
Third graders observe words together as a class that follow the Turtle Rule and the Spider Rule to divide syllables. They look at several words together on the board and determine which rule they follow. One volunteer goes up to the board and divides the word into syllables and then the class decides which rule it follows.