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60 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 lesson. 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 perform research...
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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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Larger Than Life

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students 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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The Hobbit: An Overview of the Book and Author

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Readers of The Hobbit will share in the adventure with a brief overview of the life of J.R.R. Tolkien and the publishing history of the tale of Bilbo Baggins and his trip over the Edge of the Wild.
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Captivating Characters

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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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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Fantasy vs. Realism

For Teachers 5th
What is real? What is fantasy? Fifth graders travel through the wardrobe to visit Narnia and use a T-Chart to record fantastic and realistic elements in C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe. They then adopt a character, draw...
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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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Facts from Stone of Tears

For Students 7th - 12th
Are your readers excited about fantasy novels? Use Stone of Tears as an independent reading novel and give this quiz to check reading comprehension. A great way to keep track of novels read outside of class.
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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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Dark Name-Play in Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the symbolism of characters' names in The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. This fantasy children's novel lends itself to symbolism and many parallels with other works of literature and time periods. Names of the ghosts and...
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Firebird

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Elementary schoolers read the Firebird reading list of fantasy and complete discussion questions about fantasy. In this fantasy books lesson plan, students read a list of books and pick one to read.
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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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Dreams, Stars, and Beaches

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Compare and contrast ideas, hopes and dreams with those of Cassie in Faith Ringgold's, Tar Beach. your students can entries in their journals expressing their ideas.
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Realism and Fantasy

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders listen to the story, Bruno the Baker, where some parts seem real and some seem fake. They must identify the parts of the story as realism or fantasy. An interesting way to teach young readers these two concepts.
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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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Genres and Literature

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young readers are shown that a "genre" of literature means the kind of story one is reading. Viewers enjoy a presentation that shows the book covers of many Golden Sower and Newbery winning books that fit each of the following genres:...
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Fantasy

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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The Gingerbread Man: Reality vs. Fantasy

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this realism and fantasy worksheet, students examine 2 pairs of pictures and identify the pictures that show something that could actually happen. Students also respond to 3 short answer questions.