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Once Upon a Folktale
Fourth graders are read many different folktales by their teacher. They are to compare and contrast the stories and look for common elements in the different folktales. They are to write their own folktale using the common elements.
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Teaching Through Kamishibai and The Art of Chinese Calligraphy
Young learners discover kamishibai, a popular Japanese storytelling art, and explore how these Japanese folktales illustrate the country's cultural themes and values through discussion and storyboarding.
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Unlocking and Exploring Folktales
Designed with many of the Common Core standards in mind, this 10-lesson unit is brimming with ELL strategies, teacher's notes, and the best of core instructional methods for teaching the common elements of folktales, and exploring...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Myths, Folktales, & Fairy Tales
Srtudents explore the folktale and folklore genres as well as the world of myths. They read myths and folktales to increase knowledge of world cultures and traditions and follow the writing process to create writing in different genres.
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Using Supporting Evidence to Interpret Meaning-A Native American Folktale
Students read Native American folktales. In this multicultural literature lesson, students research the style of writing used in Native American folktales. They view a video of a folktale, and discuss the meanings of the creative...
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Once upon a Time in the 1800's
Young readers examine the details in an 1821 painting by Jacques-Louis David depicting two sisters who are exiled princesses. They read a tale about the Brothers Grimm, who were writing fairy tales during the same time period that these...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts