A Native American Legend
Students compare the Native American version of Cinderella to the more popular version they know. They compare legends with fairy tales and explore character traits and discuss the meaning of good character. They write a fairy tale of their own.
K - 2nd English Language Arts 17 Views 32 Downloads
Fairy Tales and Tall Tales - Read-Aloud Anthology
Enrich a unit on fairy tales and tall tales with a set of read-aloud lessons. Second graders hone writing, vocabulary, comprehension, and literary analysis skills as they read classic stories. Complete with extension projects, discussion...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Compare and Contrast Versions of a Story
Compare and contrast reading passages with the ever favorite story of Cinderella. The versions in focus include an Italian version and a Native American story followed by three questions designed to share similarities and differences, as...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts
Minibook: Goldilocks and the Three Bears- A Retelling of the Traditional Tale
Put a new spin on the classic fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" with this printable book. Offering an easy-to-follow repetitive story structure with simple one and two syllable words, this is an excellent resource for...
Pre-K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Anansi and the Tug o' War
Combine art, math, language arts, drama, and delicious Jell-o with a activity based on the African folktale Anansi and the Tug o' War. Kids make predictions and discuss plot points of the story before joining in on enrichment activities...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Students use this list...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Comparing Cinderella and The Rough-Face Girl
Pupils examine similarities and differences between cultures. They'll see that literature, reading, and story telling is something all cultures have in common. They should construct Venn diagrams to help them compare and contrast the...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Fairy Tales - Another Point of View
First graders compare and contrast two different versions of the fairy tale, The Three Little Pigs. They utilize a Venn diagram in order to document what is alike and different in the stories. The lesson includes an extensive activities...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed