Minibook: Goldilocks and the Three Bears- A Retelling of the Traditional Tale

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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 developing the reading skills of emergent readers.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Read this story with other versions of the tale, using a Venn diagram or T-chart to compare them as a whole class
  • During a whole-class read aloud of the story, have children follow along in their own copies of the book
  • After reading the story as a whole class, allow children to practice reading independently or with a partner as a learning center
  • Send a copy of the book home, encouraging parents to practice reading it with their children
Classroom Considerations

  • If creating a class set of mini-books, seek the help of a classroom aide, parent volunteer, or upper-elementary student
  • Story includes numerous examples of onomatopoeia which may be confusing for emergent readers, so be sure to address these words during a whole-class reading of the book
Pros

  • A separate document is included that provides step-by-step instructions for assembling the mini-book
Cons

  • None