The unit is designed to engage students in the fairytale genre. Students will learn the similarities and differences between a traditional fairy tale and fractured fairy-tale is and the features and characteristics that make each story. Students will learn the structure of a narrative and fairytale and will have opportunities to compose their own imaginative fractured fairytale. Students will also learn about characterisation of characters through exploring gender stereotypes found in Fairytales.
The unit also integrates the Super Six Reading Comprehension Strategies which an be taught in Guided Reading Groups.
Students will gain knowledge of:
• The fairytale genre.
• The features and characteristics of a fairytale.
• The structure of a narrative and fairytale.
•The similarities and differences between a traditional fairytale and a fractured fairytale.
Students will develop skills to:
• Apply knowledge of Fairytales to whole class, small group, pair and individual learning experiences.
• Compose own Fairytale using effective structure.
• Use correct vocabulary in the narrative and fairytale text type.
• Using imagination to compose a creative piece of writing.
• Planning, drafting, editing and publishing own work.
Students will be able to:
• Explain what a fairytale and fractured fairytale is.
• Compose own fractured fairytale using the narrative structure.
• Use correct and effective vocabulary.
• Compose imaginative texts.