The Emperor’s New Clothes

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An 18-minute audiobook expresses the importance of speaking the truth with an engaging reading of "The Emperor's New Clothes" by Hans Christian Andersen.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Hold a grand conversation to discuss the importance of telling the truth
  • Ask comprehension questions orally, on a classroom blog, or written on paper 
  • Gather and display additional stories by Hans Christian Andersen, allow pupils to browse the books when time permits 
Classroom Considerations
  • Encourage learners to bring headphones when they listen to the story independently 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Offers a brief overview of the story and a written transcript
  • Narrator reads clearly and with proper inflection
Cons
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