Hey Diddle Diddle I'll sing You My Song is a Medieval tale of a troubadour, a fair maiden, a brave knight and a dragon. The fair maiden crosses paths with the dragon and the brave knight rides to her rescue. Read the book then add a twist to the story. What was the dragon really trying to do? Did the knight try and discover what was wrong before rushing in? How did the fair maiden feel about being rescued?
The lesson plan has suggestions for helping students put themselves into other peoples shoes. Students rewrite the tale from the dragon's perspective. Materials provided in the book include suggested technology integration, a supporting Google Presentation, and a link to the author singing Hey Diddle Diddle I'll Sing You My Song.
The author Dennis Roy Albertson is also available to video SKYPE into you classroom.