Students discover the different story elements, such as character, plot and conclusion. They compare and contrast different versions of Cinderella. They write their own version of the story to finish the lesson.
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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
Cinderella Stories from Around the World
Pupils read two different versions of the Cinderella story from two different countries. A Venn diagram is used to facilitate the story comparison and maps are used to help learners identify where each story originated. Group discussion...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Twice Upon a Time: Multi-Cultural Cinderella
Engage your learners in a cross-cultural study by having them read, compare, and contrast various Cinderella stories from different cultures around the world. From this exercise, they will learn that plot element can seem different, but...
3rd English Language Arts
Exploring the World of Cinderella Tales
Cinderella stories are the focus point of this instructional activity. Beginning with a KWL chart, the activities include reading several Cinderella tales from various countries and writing brief summaries of each. After reading, pupils...
4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting
Students 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...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts