Fairies and Folk

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Disney versus Grimm? To launch a five-week unit on fairy and folk tales, class members compare modern versions of these classic stories with more original versions. The richly detailed unit, while largely teacher led, encourages middle schoolers to re-imagine the tales and consider what they can tell us about life today. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

Consider flipping some of the instruction and having class members view the video and audio segments outside of class

Classroom Considerations

  • The unit requires extensive prep time to collect all the necessary materials
Pros

  • The 64-page packet includes a rationale for the unit, goals, objectives, daily plans, grammar exercises, games and activities, assessments, and rubrics
  • Of particular value is the collection materials appropriate for the unit
Cons

  • The unit is very teacher centered; therefore, consider flipping some of the instruction and having class members view the video and audio segments outside of class