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63 resources with the keyterm fantasy

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A Weave of Woods

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Focus on vocabulary, comprehension, and analysis while reading A Weave of Woods, a colorful picture book by Robert D. San Souci. Young learners use worksheets to preview, predict, practice paraphrasing, and make comparisons. The richly...
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Teach the Novels: an Educator's Guide to A Wizard of Earthsea and The Tombs of Atuan

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Moral choices arise when a character is imbued with great talent or super powers. A study of these choices form the basis of a unit focused on character development in the first two novels of Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea series. The...
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Fairy Tales

For Teachers 3rd
Fairy Tales are the focus of this language arts instructional activity. First, 3rd graders come up with True or False statements regarding familiar Fairy Tales. Then, students are put into groups and go to the computer lab, where they...
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A Wizard of Earthsea: What Makes a Book Great?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Ask your class to consider a big question about literature with the novel A Wizard of Earthsea in mind. After a class brainstorm and discussion about the elements of a great book, individuals compose brief essays on why people should or...
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The End

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Kids love to write fantastic and suspenseful stories, but they can sometimes get out of hand and confusing. To clear up all the clutter, they read a wonderful fictitious white-knuckle story and use it as a model for their own tales of...
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Captivating Characters

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students read a book on their own and identify the characteristics of fantasy literature. After finding quotes from their favorite characters, they use construction paper to make models of them. To end the lesson, they use watercolors to...
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Fantasy / Art Maps

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders analyze a fantasy art map by Jeremy Anderson, paying careful attention to the way the topographic features of the land are represented. They create a similar map of Sacramento that includes topographical features as well as...
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Genres, Genres Everywhere

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young readers assume the role of Genre Sleuths to investigate the characteristics of folktales, fantasies, and mysteries. For this session you will need to collect a variety of books on a topic you have been studying. Groups then examine...
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Ironhand's Daughter quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
See what your readers remember about the novel Ironhand's Daughter. This online quiz gives ten multiple-choice reading comprehension questions. At the end, submit your answers and receive feedback online.
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Marked quiz

For Students 7th - 10th
Ask questions for the first book in the House of Night series: Marked. An online quiz automatically provides corrections. Use these simple comprehension questions as a diagnostic quiz shortly after beginning the novel.
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The Witches of Eileanan quiz

For Students 6th - 8th
Multiple-choice reading comprehension questions cover The Witches of Eileanan in this online quiz. Answers are available when readers submit the quiz online. Use as an assessment for independent reading.
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Imagination Or Observation?

For Teachers K
Read the books, "Frog and Toad Are Friends," and "Tale of a Tadpole," to distinguish between fantasy and reality in the books. In this reading comprehension lesson plan, students review the similarities and differences in each book with...
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For Teachers 3rd Standards
How do you know the book you are reading is a fantasy? Explore the characteristics of the fantasy genre as you read the story Zathura with your class. Together you'll create a class chart that identifies the fantasy genre while building...
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Map Keys

For Students 5th - 8th
For this geography worksheet, students identify who a cartographer is and what they do specifically. They study an outline map of a fictitious island and then, respond to the three questions that follow. Finally, students add three more...
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Imagination or Observation?

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students are able to practice distinguishing fantasy from reality. They read two stories about frogs. Students look at the cover of Tale of a Tadpole. They are asked: "Is this a photograph or a picture that someone drew? Do you think...
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Teach21 Lesson: Time Flies, Lesson 12/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Whether your class is reading The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, or you want to discuss the genre of fantasy, this lesson could be helpful. It prompts students to consider the elements of fiction as it differs from...
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Reality vs. Fantasy

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
In this reality and fantasy worksheet, students label sentences as either being reality and fantasy, and then complete a Venn Diagram for a dragon and a dinosaur. Students label 10 sentences.
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The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe: Fantasy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and then write their own good versus evil stories. In this comprehension of themes and symbolism lesson plan, students make predictions as they read.
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A Scientific Mishap

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create and write about an imaginary creature with a mixture of traits from two different animals. For this paragraph lesson, students hear an example story and are asked to model it in their writing. After listening to the book...
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Exploring Science Fiction and Fantasy

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students view the videos from the Spellbinder series. They focus on analyzing and thinking critically. Students explore the distinguishing features and conventions of the science fiction and fantasy genres and narrative structure and...
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Larger Than Life

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research the Spanish artist Francisco de Goya and his use of fantasy and allegory in his artwork. After reading either classic or contemporary fantasy stories, they discuss how Goya might have illustrated the stories. Students...
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What is a Make Believe Story?

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore the concept of make believe stories. In this genres of literature lesson, students discover the difference between realistic fiction and fantasy. They are asked questions during and after the reading of a book to ensure the...
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We Like to Imagine - Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students describe a pretend animal. They read "The After School Monster." Students read other books and discuss whether or not the characters are real. Students make a drawing of a pretend animal and of a real animal. They make up a...
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Fantasies and Myths

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine different types of literature, specifically myths and fantasy. They listen to "The Giving Tree", identify in which genre of literature it belongs, and view several myths on a website. At end of lesson, 4th...