The Egyptian Cinderella
Students read an Egyptian version of Cinderella and compare and contrast it with the English version. They consider folktales and fables as vehicles of culture and values. students may then write their own version.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Teaching with Aesop's Fables
Bring the applicable morals of Aesop's Fables to your classroom with a series of reading comprehension activities. With 12 different fables with activities and exercises, the packet focuses on the ways learners can apply the fables and...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Learning Life Lessons through Fables
Explore a variety of fables to learn life's lessons through engaging stories. Add rigor to the learning process with activities that include matching a a fable to the story's moral, short answer exit slips, and a three-column graphic...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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 Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting
Learners 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
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
Aesop and Ananse: Animal Fables and Trickster Tales
Students complete compare and contrast activities dealing with fables and trickster tales to determine how each uses animals to portray human characteristics, specifically strengths and weaknesses, as well as pass wisdom from one...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Morality "Tails" East and West: European Fables and Buddhist Jataka Tales
Have your class explore Buddhist Jataka Tales to compare and contrast them to European fables. After defining fables, Jataka tales, and the elements of each, learners identify themes and patterns for both types of narratives and the...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts