This literature-based learning exercise presents pupils with the fable "The Lion and the Elephant Retold" by Ellen Baumwoll. No lesson is attached but the handout could be used as a resource to create Reader's Theater.
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Because of Winn-Dixie
Readers analyze an excerpt from Kate DiCamillo's novel Because of Winn-Dixie. They read silently, and then hear it read aloud. Definitions for underlined vocabulary words are in the margin, and other potentially difficult words are in...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Teacher Kit Unit 1
Nine lessons makeup a unit designed to reinforce grammar and vocabulary through practice pages based on readings of African folktales. Each lesson consists of a mini lesson, a vocabulary review, and a learning exercise. Topics include...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Multicultural Fairy Tales -- The Stuff of Magic
Third graders are introduced to the characteristics of fairy tales. After being read some examples, they write their own fairy tale based on their adventures on a magic carpet ride after making a chart to organize their thoughts. To...
3rd English Language Arts