We found 537 resources with the concept folktales
Folklore and Fairytales: A Guide to Using Traditional Tales and Reimagined Classics
K - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewEvery culture has its own stories to tell. An interesting educator's guide shares a large collection of fairytales and folktales, some from different cultures and some re-creations of classics. A summary and brief teaching ideas...
The Snow Queen Study Guide
K - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYour students may be more familiar with Disney's Frozen than its source material, "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen, but after a theater lesson on the story's characters, author, and adaptation to the stage, they'll understand...
Legend and Symbol: An Etymology Lesson
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How are the words tradition and traitor related? A thorough language arts resource explores the ways Latin and Greek words are represented in traditional legends and artwork, and reinforces word meaning with several grammar exercises.
Reading Literature: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Align your curriculum to the rigorous Common Core standards with a collection of reading lessons, activities, worksheets, and projects. From literary themes to annotation skills, the resources fold into any reading curriculum to ensure an analytical and engaging language arts unit. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 8th grade literature.
How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale from Vietnam (Kindergarten)
K CCSS: Designed
Differentiate English language arts instruction with a lesson plan that features the Vietnamese folktale How Tiger Got His Stripes. Scholars examine words that begin with the letter t, recall a folktale's details, write a...
Compare Themes and Topics Across Cultures
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and contrast folktales, myths, and fables in an interactive eBook. The interactive is broken up into three topics: myths, fables, and folktales. Each section includes a reading passage and a guided lesson on the theme, topic, and...
Tell Us a Tale: Teaching Students to Be Storytellers
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Encourage scholars to retell their favorite short story or folktale, adding personal details to make it their own. After reading their book of choice several times, story tellers retell a tale verbally to their classmates.
Home Sweet Home: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Challenge scholars with a plethora of activities found in a unit themed, Home Sweet Home. Activities to expand learners' knowledge include: researching and creating fact file cards about animals' homes, designing the perfect home post...
Tears of Joy Theatre Presents Anansi the Spider
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany the African folktale, Anansi the Spider, with a collection of five lessons, each equipped with supplemental activities. Lessons offer multidisciplinary reinforcement in English language arts, social studies, science, and arts...
Anansi the Spider Paper Collage: Folktale of the Ashanti People of Africa
1st - 3rd
Young artists explore elements of an African folktale called Anansi the Spider. By studying the geometric patterns in the story, children note the colors and shapes that are used. From here, class members create a patterned spider web...