This lesson plan includes four unique lessons for students exploring different genres of tales including: fables, folktales, myths, and fairy tales.
In these lessons students will explore how stories written in different countries can change drastically depending on the country on author.
Lesson One: Explores the various genres and has students learn more about them using prior knowledge as a guide.
Lesson Two has students read and describe the similarities and differences in the story of Cinderella as written in different countries.
Lesson Three: Has students research one of the genres of their choice to find different versions of their story. They complete notes on the similarities and differences & then create a poster to outline their work.
Lesson Four: Has students write their own version of the tale they explored.