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A Fairy Tale By Any Other Name

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Scumbelina

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This cute and new imagining of the old tale of Cinderella comes complete with a beginning, middle, and end, audio, and comprehension questions. Learners will read along as you progress through each slide, then answer several questions at...
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Searching for Stars

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Positive character traits in literature are explored in this character development and literacy instructional activity. Learners listen to Cinderella by Charles Perrault and Little Gold Star by Robert D. San Souci, followed by a...
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Cinderella Around the World

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders compare and contrast different versions of the fairy tale of "Cinderella" around the World. They find the difference and similarities of the different versions that exist of Cinderella fairy tales.
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Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars examine plot and setting of Cinderella, and how it changes as it is translated into different cultures, discuss universal literary elements of the Cinderella story, and write narratives with original settings and plots...
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The ABC's of the Three Little Pigs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Writers use varied sentence patterns. They listen to the story of Cinderella rewritten so that each sentence starts with the next letter of the alphabet. They create their own version of The Three Little Pigs using the same concept.
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Cinderella in Africa

For Teachers K - 3rd
Explore African folk tales! After reading the African folk tale "Mufaro's Beautiful daughters" and the American version of "Cinderella," youngsters list differences and similarities between the two. Draw a T-chart on the board, and hold...
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Storytelling Traditions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars demonstrate an evaluation of how the culture of a time period influences storytelling narratives by comparing Adeline's story to the plot summary of Cinderella and Anne Sexton's poem Cinderella. They write a poem which...
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One Story, Many Tales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare and contrast Cinderella stories. In this folktale lesson, students discuss the attributes of the genre and then read and research different cultural versions of the tale. Learners present their findings to their classmates.
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Cinderella Trilogy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students look at three different versions of the Cinderella story. In this comparative literature lesson, students read the Chinese version "Yeh-Shen", the Egyptian version "Rhodopis," and the Native American version "The Hidden One" of...
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Globe Trotting Cinderella

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore the fairy tale genre of literature. In this Cinderella lesson, students read fairy tales and discuss their attributes and cultural background. Students examine and write their own fractured fairy tales.
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One Story, Many Tales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compare and contrast various versions of the fairytale Cinderella. In this folktale lesson, students read The Korean Cinderella and The Egyptian Cinderella and analyze the differences between the two stories. Young...
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Cinderella Is A Fella

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify the universal theme in the Cinderella story. In this fairy tale instructional activity, 2nd graders develop their vocabularies as they read a variation of Cinderella.
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LA CENERENTOLA (Cinderella)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research Cinderella stories from different cultures. They explore how words, like opera, can tell a story. Students identify the unique cultural elements of various versions of the Cinderella story. identify aspects of Students...
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LA CENERENTOLA (Cinderella)

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate different cultures' versions of the Cinderella tale in comparison to the Rossini opera synopsis. They experience dramatizing a Cinderella tale and study about the group and individual process required for theatrical...
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LA CENERENTOLA (Cinderella)

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners work in groups to create a map key. The map key represents the diversity of each of the Cinderella stories previously read. They explore the cultural dimensions and contributions of the arts.
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Cinderella Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students watch the original 1957 television production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA starring Julie Andrews. They write their "own" version of the beloved fairy tale. However, theirs have a twist.
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Stories Share Similar Scenes

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students listen to similar stories that come from different cultures and compare them. In this folktale lesson, students focus on different versions of "Cinderella," then complete a worksheet which is embedded in the plan about two...
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Common Theme in Folktale: 900 Versions of Cinderella

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine various stories that have a Cinderella theme.  In this Language Arts lesson, 7th graders compare and contrast stories.  Students write various journal assignments in regards to the stories. 
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Cinderella

For Students 2nd - 5th
For this "Cinderella" worksheet, students read the story, answer comprehension, discussion and extension questions and conduct simple research on another "Cinderella" story.
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Sound Effects

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students listen carefully so they can say their "part" during a reading of a Cinderella story. In this listening and speaking lesson, students saying their "part" on cue during a reading of a familiar story. They actively listen to the...
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"The Necklace" and "Cinderella"

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders complete literature analysis activities using Guy de Maupassants "The Necklace" and the Grimm Brothers "Cinderella." For this literature analysis lesson, 10th graders discuss the life and career of Guy de Maupassant and...
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Cinderella - Digital Storytelling

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students analyze four versions of the Cinderella story. In this fairy tale analysis lesson, students read four versions of Cinderella and work in groups to identify the plot for each. Students illustrate the stories and use Movie Maker...
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Reviewing Literary Elements

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars identify the elements of fiction, and work on compare and contrast skills.. In this comprehension lesson plan, students read different versions of Cinderella. Young scholars use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the...