Balance your fourth grade Cinderella unit with literature, informational text, language, writing, speaking and listening. These free lesson plans immerse students in the world of Cinderella and fairy castles. You can use the plans to inspire your own unit, pick and choose from featured resources, or purchase the entire ready-to-use bundle.
Resources Used in the Cinderella Lesson Plans:
What’s great about these plans?
- They’re balanced. In addition to literature, kids get healthy doses of informational text, language, writing – even speaking and listening!
- They’re action-packed. Kids get busy writing, collaborating, and presenting.
- They employ higher order thinking skills. Your students will apply, analyze, synthesize, and create.
- They meet the standards. Check out the list under Objectives below.
- They connect to material kids love.
- They scaffold. Lessons progress naturally, taking students to new levels of understanding.
- They’re ready to go. Everything is planned for you. Just grab the resources, print, and teach.
All activities were created by Brenda Kovich, a veteran fourth grade teacher.
- Literature - Students will summarize stories (RL4.2); they will compare, contrast, and explore patterns of events in traditional literature from different cultures (RL.4.9).
- Informational Text - Students will describe the overall structure of a text (RI.4.5).
- Language - Students will order adjectives according to conventional patterns (L.4.1.D).
- Writing - Students will write narratives to develop imagined experiences (W.4.3).
- Speaking and Listening - Students will come to discussions prepared (SL.4.1.A) and follow agreed-upon rules and carry out assigned roles (SL.4.1.B). They will report on a topic using relevant, descriptive details and speak clearly (SL.4.4).
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