The story of Cinderella has been shared in communities for hundreds of years. Find out how this classic fairy tale is shared with children around the world.
These passages can be read during whole group, small group, or literature circles. Passages can even be assigned as homework. Consider breaking students into groups and assigning each group to read and present a different version of the story.
Connecting to Standards
These passages can be used to teach…
~ character traits
~ the fairy tale genre
~ figurative language
~ compare / contrast between characters
~ compare / contrast between stories
~ world cultures and values
~ creative writing
~ map skills
What Am I Getting?
This pack contains 6 versions of the Cinderella story from different cultures around the world (China, Egypt, India, Iraq, Kenya, and Native America). Each story includes five comprehension questions and an answer key.
A basic Venn diagram is included to allow students to compare and contrast between two stories. A chart is included to allow students to compare and contrast multiple versions of the story. A teacher guide is included.
Students will have the opportunity to create their own Cinderella story. A graphic organizer is included to help students plan their writing. Stationary is included for students to publish their final draft.
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