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The attached file is a six week unit designed to go with the first grade Common Core Curriculum Map Unit “Around the World with a Glass Slipper.” Each week contains a 5 day plan along with a student packet with a cover sheet and activity pages and comprehension questions. I have included both PDF and Word versions of each document if you would like to make changes to them.
The plans include: focus standards, vocabulary, essential questions, I can statements and technology links.
Students will learn about four different continents, several countries in them and read a version of Cinderella from each. They will compile information that they collect about each story and choose their favorite. They will conclude the unit by learning about masks from various cultures and creating a mask of their own. This is a bundled file of the individual week plans that I have posted separately.
The books that I used (these could be changed)
Cinderella by Marcia Brown
Princess Furball by Charlotte Huck
The Irish Cinderlad by Shirley Climo
Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe
The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo
The Korean Cinderella by Shirley Climo
Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China retold by Ai-Ling Louie
The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe Martin
Adelita: A Mexican Cinderella Story by Tomie dePaola
The Turkey Girl: A Zuni Cinderella Story by Penny Pollock
North America by Madeline Donaldson
Look What Came from China by Miles Harvey
Asia by Madeline Donaldson
Europe by Madeline Donaldson
DK First Atlas
Traditions Around The World: Masks by Amanda Earl
Ancient Egypt: A First Look at the People of the Nile by Bruce Strachan