This ENDLESS, CCSS standards-aligned bundle includes all folktales, fables, fairy tales, classroom posters, and theme-related literacy centers FREE for life!
Each text set includes a written version of the story with graphics so students can have their own copy of the text to write on and interact
Folktales, Fairytales, and Fables is a close reading unit that allows students to take a fascinating look at complex text. Six weeks of teacher-tested lesson plans are included! Authentic lesson plans include essential questions, formative and summative assessments, gradual release model, independen
I am so excited to post my... Folktales, Fairy Tales, and Fables Unit! This download is Common Core aligned with coded standards for second grade but any grade level could use the resources. You will receive 142 pages of fairy tale fun and excitement! I've included reader's theatre and fable scri
Folktales, Fairytales and Fables!
This comprehensive Folktales unit is full of fun and engaging activities. Students will enjoy reading & learning about various fairytales, fables, myths, legends, tall tales, trickster tales & pour quois!
Look at what's included...
Reading Passages! 2 p
Are you looking for homework resources to assist repeated readings and your Common Core instruction? If so, this 4 WEEK fables, folktales & myth pack is for you!
Each weekly packet contains:
*Homework Cover Sheet (fluency and independent reading log)
*Fable, Folktale or Myth text passage (titl
Fairy Tales - Folktales - Fables - Myths - Legends - Tall Tales
Reading Comprehension lessons on Fairy Tales, Folktales, Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales are not easy to come up with. BUT... with this resource there is no thinking involved! JUST PRINT and GO! These Tab-Its® can be used FOR ANY of bo
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Includes 12 leveled passages in the 2nd-3rd Grade Common Core Text Complexity Band. Students recount stories to determine the central message, lesson, moral, or theme.
Table of Contents
1. Folktales Journal Page
2. Robert Roberts and the Fairies (Wales)
3. Maria of the Forest (Azores)
4. The Golde
Folktales, Fables, Fairytales, and Tall Tales come up at some point throughout the year with all grade levels from Kinder to 5th grade. Over the years, I've found some absolutely WONDERFUL anchor charts that helped me create a visual reminder for my students. Unfortunately, after using these
Folktale Genres Poster Set FREEBIE! Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend
6 Poster Set for teaching the subgenres of Folktales: Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend.
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**Updated! Writing prompts and comprehension question cards added for fables, folktales and fairy tales. (color & black/white)**
This packet is the best of both worlds! Included are over 50+ pages of graphic organizers, anchor charts and literacy activities that use fables, folktales and fairy
Are you studying Traditional Literature in your class? You need these Tab books to help students keep all the types of folktales organized! I created these books to help my class learn the different types of traditional literature before diving in the genre! This 5 tab book contains a cover page, o
This 100+ page collection is chock-full of standards based resources aligned to CCSS RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.6, and L.3.4. At your fingertips, you’ll have tools for helping students identify morals, recount stories by exploring their elements, understand characters, distinguish points of view,
Grades 4-8 Differentiated Unit
This includes tons of supplemental material for teaching these folktale genres: fairytales, tall tales, fables, legends, and myths.
I teach other fiction genres as novel genres. You can find fiction genres here.
In this download, you'll get:
- Teacher's Notes
This is a folktale booklet for your students to use with a study of folktale. Includes graphic organizers for fairy tales, myths, legends, tall tales and fables.
Now includes a poster for each type of folktale!
This is a discounted bundle of some of my popular folktale units. This bundle includes the following units:
Fables: Animals and their Stories
My top selling unit Animals and their Stories includes fun and engaging activities for students to learn more about fables.
This 83 page pdf has 10 fable st
Here are 9 handouts to reinforce the common core standard of "Fables, Folktales, and Myths" for third and fourth grade. These resources can be used for practically anything (guided instruction, literacy centers, seat work, homework, assessments). Handouts are appropriate for grades 3-4. This resourc
Folktales, Fables, Myths Oh My!
This pack will provide the tools to teach CCSS RL.3.2. This standard covers an array of different understanding. The anchor charts, bookmarks and reading response worksheets in this pack with help your students master this standard.
5 Anchor Charts to he
This bundle includes 4 reading comprehension packs for Common Core Standards RL.2.2 and RL.3.2. Students recount stories to determine the central message, lesson, moral, or theme.
Fables- RL2.2 & RL2.3.
Folktales and Fairytales Around the World- R.2.2 & RL.3.2.
Greek Mythology- RL.3.2.
What exactly is the difference between a myth and a legend? Find out with these worksheets and handouts. This resource clearly defines the five most common folktale subgenres: fables, fairy tales, tall tales, legends, and myths and gives students opportunities to apply what they have learned.
This is MY FAVORITE UNIT of the entire school year! I love this folktale and the many versions it is told in. This unit includes:
A Stone Soup Flipbook Foldable
Reading Response Logs
Venn Diagram to compare different versions of the story
"Soup"er Dictionary Detectives Vocabulary Lesson
Folktale Writing is a writing activity in which kids are able to take a format and add in their own parts of speech to create a little folktale.
This is meant to be a supplemental activity to go along with your folktale unit. It's not a true folktale (one that's been around for generations), but
This is a bundle of 130 pages and slides to help you teach American Folktales! Bundle includes Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Annie Oakley, John Henry, and Davy Crockett. There is a 30 slide PowerPoint to help you introduce each folktale character. The 100 page PDF includes graphic organizers for ev
Meet Common Core State Standards in Reading Literature, Writing, AND Speaking and Listening, with this 5-day unit for "The People Could Fly."
In this unit, students creatively build background on Virginia Hamilton, slavery, and “The People Could Fly” by assembling a group puzzle and participating i
This common core aligned unit on fairy tales, folktales, and fables is sure to be a hit with your students! Included are:
*Common Core Alignment
*Posters for the Classroom (Fairy Tale, Folktale, Fable)
*List of Fairy Tales
*List of Folktales
*List of Fables
*Story Elements Poster (as described in t
This MEGA packet contains supplemental resources to teach at least 3 weeks of Folktales aligned with the 2nd grade Common Core standards. Materials are included to teach Tall Tales, Fables and Folktales. These materials can be used with any text that you have in your classroom as they are not text
Incorporate cultural diversity into any language arts class with these folktale Reader's Theater scripts from around the world. These classic tales from Scotland, China, Mexico, Africa, and India would be a great addition to any history classroom as well, as they exhibit the cultures and traditions
I read the folktale "Stone Soup" aloud to my students, focusing on the fact that the soup made the entire town happy at the end. I asked questions to make sure that the students have understood the book and its message.
This was my absolute favorite folktale when I was younger, and that is why I wa
Folktales: Fables, Myths, and Legends Lesson Theme and Genre Lesson for 3rd Grade
You can choose to make a poster, a flip book, or any other creative project you can think of to make this assignment fun! The pages 3-4 are for the poster pictured above, and page 5 if the front of a flip book I mad
Help your students understand the differences and similarities between different kinds of folktales: fairy tales, fables, tall tales and legends. Use for close reading or guided reading lessons.
The activities can be used as individual lessons or together as a larger unit. For example,
“Perfect organizers to help my students keep track of the different types of folktales.”
In order to analyze plot, understand characters, appreciate illustrations, and uncover the moral or message of folktales, students must first have a good understanding of the characteristics of all folktales an
This is an in-depth learning guide that explains not only the differences between the different types of folktales, but their histories, characteristics, and examples of each. Students will learn to distinguish between them based on common elements as well as how they have adapted through the years
This fun and engaging folktale unit is created to be a companion to The Three Pigs and The Three Little Wolves and The Big Bad Pig. Students compare and contrast the two stories, make a pig and wolf craft with a writing activity and so much more!
Contents of this Unit:
► Anchor Chart Photos of Fo
This packet contains materials to complete a fun and exciting speaking and listening project (in school or take-home) using international folktales. 20 international folktales are included and have been re-written in kid-friendly terms by me! The directions include creating audio recordings of each
This is a 4 week Reading Unit themed by Fables and Folktales. It covers various standards under the umbrella standard of working with Fables and Folktales. My students have loved diving head first into these genres.
It deals with Fables and Folktales. It is aligned to CC:
This unit is designed to be used with any folktale,
fable, or myth. It contains ELA common core aligned
activities to follow up each type of story. This unit also
contains a tall tale writing activity. This unit has been updated to include an extension activity to go along with comparing fables.
This product contains 3 things:
1. A student checklist that can be used to identify characteristics of folktales.
2. A resource sheet for student notebooks that includes an area to list folktales that have been read.
3. A list of anchor texts to use with folktales.
This packet contains 2 weeks of supplemental resources to teach a unit focusing on international folktales and multicultural tales. This is part one in a three part series covering international folktales and the 2nd grade ELA CCSS. This unit is a great way to incorporate Social Studies and English
Introduce your students to five different types of folk tales with this PowerPoint lesson. Students will learn what a folk tale is, the five different types and characteristics and examples of each.
Folk tales covered:
This 42- page pack would make a great addition to your traditional literature unit. This pack includes a list of recommended books for teaching trickster tales, beast tales, cumulative tales, curricular tales,pourquoi tales, wonder tales, fractured tales, and fables. As well as worksheets and printa
First Grade Folktales is a unit designed around the trade books from different countries:
“Little Red Riding Hood” Stories:
Little Red Riding Hood, Lon Po Po, and Pretty Salma
“Tiny Character” Stories:
Tom Thumb, Thumbelina, and Issun Boshi: One Inch Boy
Cinderella, Mufaro’s Be
This unit is aligned with the Common Core to teach about Folktales. There are lesson plans, and graphic organizers to go with seven different folktales. There are also generic graphic organizers that can be used with any folktale of your choice. On the lesson plan page, the moral of the story is
This 13 page product is a matching activity for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students that provides them the opportunity to read a variety of fables, folktales, and myths while identifying the moral of each. There are 12 short passages included: 4 fables, 4 folktales, and 4 myths. Also included are tit
You are receiving a storyboard and characters for the 3 Little Pigs!
One is a blackline (storyboard and characters)
One is a colored copy (storyboard and characters)
Perfect for retelling fun!
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This set provides several days of close reading lessons and is based upon the Native American folktale “How Bear Lost His Tail.”
The set includes a text version of the story with graphics so students can have their own copy of the text to write on and interact with. The story is followed by sever
Set of 28 graphic organizers and 6 posters to review folk tales with your students. These graphic organizers can be used with any book or story.
• Fairy tales
• Trickster tales
• Tall tales
• Pourquoi tales
The graphic organizers review the elements of each of these
Teach the Common Core Standards through folktales from around the world! Developed for second grade but can be used in 3rd and 4th. This unit includes:
1. 4 Robert Lewis Stevenson Poems and Visualization Activity (R.L.2.4)
2. The Pied Piper of Hamelin Poem and Comic Strip Activity (R.L.2.2, S.L2.4,
This bundle contains three Common Core aligned paired book studies designed to help students compare and contrast folktales with related fractured folktales. All the activities will encourage students to read closely and think critically about each pair of texts.
Each book study can be taught inde
This set provides several days of close reading lessons and is based upon the Native American folktale “Coyote Spills the Stars.”
The set includes a text version of the story with graphics so students can have their own copy of the text to write on and interact with. The story is followed by sev
Great test prep material!
A wonderful collection of legends, folktales, and fables activities.
This bundle includes 6 packets of activities to go with the following stories...
1. Arachne and the Weaving Contest-A Greek Legend
2. The Little Brown Jay-A Tale from India
3. King Midas and the Golden