Fables & Fairy Tales 3rd Grade 4th Grade RL3.2 RL4.2 RL5.2 RL3.3 RL4.3

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This includes BOTH Fable and Fairy Tale Resource Bundles (9 stories) for over 30% OFF! That's less than $2.50 per flipbook (each with multiple lessons for a close read), and fables & fairy tales are included!

This is perfect for teaching fable or fairy tale units in upper grades (3rd, 4th, 5th), while targeting story plot, theme/message, and character analysis.

Addresses Common Core Standards: RL 3.1, RL 3.2, RL 3.3, RL 3.4, RL 3.6, RL 4.1, RL 4.2, RL 4.3, RL 4.4, RL 4.6, RL 5.1, RL 5.2, RL 5.3

FABLE BUNDLE This all-in-one instructional resource was designed to attend to 3rd through 5th grade common core literature standards (Key Ideas & Details), RL.4 (vocabulary) and RL3.6 (point of view) while studying fable genre. Included in each double-sided flip book is the fable itself and all the essential questions/graphic organizers (specific to each particular fable) necessary for guiding students in analyzing characters, story plot, characters' and the reader's point of view, as well as determining the moral of the fable. Teacher's notes and detailed answer keys have been added to assist students in a close read of each fable and optimize classroom instruction. Easily constructed, each flip book is perfect for any reading instructional setting: whole group, partner reading, centers, or guided reading groups. Fables can be used as part of a genre study unit or spread out across the year for spiral review.

Struggling Readers Versions for 3 fables have been added!
~The Ant & the Grasshopper
~The Lion & the Mouse
~The Hare & the Tortoise

Fable Mini-Posters and Elements of Fables Graphic Organizers (added 3/6/16)

Download and use a part of what's inside my Fable Flip Book Resources with this FREEBIE Sampler!

The double-sided flip books include:

~ Teacher’s Notes and detailed answer keys to assist in optimizing a close read of the text and guide meaningful discussions that target the core of instruction about the text (added 4/20/16)
~An introduction to fables and who Aesop was
~The fable itself
~An introduction about typical characters found in fables (includes a list of character traits organized to display opposite traits- positive traits vs. negative traits)
~Analyzing/evaluating character traits, motives, actions
~An introduction to the plot of a story
~Analyzing/evaluating the plot of the fable
~An introduction to the moral of a fable
~Determining the moral of the fable
~A response to reading activity that prompts students to make text-to-self connections between the moral and how it might apply to students’ own lives
~Determining the meaning of words using context clues provided in the story

Interested in just one of the fables? You can find it here:

The Ant and the Grasshopper

The Tortoise and the Hare

The Fox and the Crow

The Crow and the Pitcher

The Lion and the Mouse


Fairy Tales - Common Core for 3rd & 4th Grade

FAIRY TALE BUNDLE: This instructional resource bundle was designed specifically to attend to 3rd and 4th grade common core literature standards (Key Ideas & Details) while teaching fairy tale genre. Each resource mainly focuses on analyzing characters, setting, events, recounting the story, and determining the theme/message, as well as examining fairy tale elements. The featured item in each of these resources is the double-sided fairy tale flip book which offers students information for each of the elements found in fairy tales, while prompting them to think and write specifically about how these elements apply to each particular fairy tale. Included are detailed teaching notes about each fairy tale for a quick reference to guide instruction.

Added 3/2/16: Fairy Tale Elements Mini-Posters

ADDED 6/12/16: EACH FAIRY TALE RESOURCE INCLUDES AN ADAPTED VERSION OF THAT FAIRY TALE, so students have copies of the text to analyze!


~~~~~~~~~~Beauty and the Beast~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This resource includes:

Featured Activity:
* A Double-sided fairy tale flip book: Setting, magic, good vs. evil, challenge or task, message (these pages can be run through a copier front to back without any hassle in regards to construction)
Graphic organizers for:
* Analyzing each character’s traits and feelings using evidence from the story
* Inferring character’s traits and feelings by analyzing specifically what the character says, thinks, or does
* Analyzing how each character’s traits, feelings and actions contribute to the events in the story
* Describing how Beauty changes, what events caused this change
and what happened as a result of Beauty’s change (two versions)
* Comparing Beauty to her sisters, and how the story might have been different if one of her sisters took her place in the Beast’s palace
* Identifying cause/effect throughout the story (two versions)
* Describing the setting and the setting’s mood (two versions)
* Determining how the setting is important to the story
* Describing story events, the character’s response to the events, and how the events were important to the story plot
* Recounting the story using story elements
* Recounting the story using SWBST
* Determining the message of the fairy tale
Other activities include:
* 4 response-to-reading questions (higher order thinking)
* A writing activity: A Postcard from Beauty
* Making connections between sayings/adages/proverbs and
the message of the story

Teaching notes are included to assist guidance through the organizers/activities.
Answer keys provided where applicable

~~~~~~~~~~~~~Rapunzel~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This resource includes:

Featured Activity: A Double-sided fairy tale flip book: Setting, magic, good vs. evil, challenge or task, message (these pages can be run through a copier front to back without any hassle in regards to construction)
Graphic organizers for:
* Analyzing each character’s traits and feelings using evidence from the story
* Inferring character’s traits and feelings by analyzing specifically what the character says, thinks, or does
* Analyzing how each character’s traits, feelings and actions contribute to the events in the story
* Identifying cause/effect throughout the story (two versions)
* Describing the setting and the setting’s mood (two versions)
* Determining how the setting is important to the story
* Describing events, the character’s response to the events, and how the events were important (can be used to describe more than one event)
* Recounting the story using story elements
* Recounting the story using SWBST
* Determining the message of the fairy tale
Other activities include:
* 4 response-to-reading questions (higher order thinking)
* A writing activity: Damsel in Distress- students create an escape plan for the characters
* Making connections between saying/adages/proverbs and
the message of the story

Teaching notes are included to assist guidance through the organizers/activities. They include a complete analysis of characters (traits/feelings/motives), good vs. evil, setting, problem, magic, and message

Answer keys provided where applicable

Easy directions for flip book

~~~~~~~~~~~The Princess and the Pea~~~~~~~~~~~

This resource includes:

Featured Activity: A Double-sided fairy tale flip book: Setting, magic, good vs. evil, challenge or task, message (these pages can be run through a copier front to back without any hassle in regards to construction)
Graphic organizers for:
* Analyzing each character’s traits and feelings using evidence from the story
* Inferring character’s traits and feelings by analyzing specifically what the character says, thinks, or does
* Analyzing how each character’s traits, feelings and actions contribute to the events in the story
* Describing how the queen changes her opinion about the princess and what caused this change, and the result of this change (two versions)
* Identifying cause/effect throughout the story (two versions)
* Describing the setting and the setting’s mood (two versions)
* Determining how the setting is important to the story
* Describing story events, the character’s response to the events, and how the events were important to the story plot
* Recounting the story using story elements
* Recounting the story using SWBST
* Determining the message of the fairy tale
Other activities include:
* 4 response-to-reading questions (higher order thinking)
* A writing activity: Wanted: A True Princess
* Making connections between sayings/adages/proverbs and
the message of the story

Teaching notes are included to assist guidance through the organizers/activities. They include a complete analysis of characters (traits/feelings/motives), good vs. evil, setting, problem, magic, and message.

Answer keys provided where applicable

Easy directions for flip book


~~~~~~~~~~~Rumpelstiltskin~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Featured Activity:
A Double-sided flipbook: Setting, magic, good vs. evil, challenge or task, message (these pages can be run through a copier front to back without any hassle in regards to construction)

Graphic organizers for:
* Analyzing each character’s traits and feelings using evidence from the story
* Inferring character’s traits and feelings by analyzing specifically what the character says, thinks, or does
* Analyzing how each character’s traits, feelings and actions contribute to the events in the story
* Identifying cause/effect throughout the story (two versions)
* Describing the setting and the setting’s mood (two versions)
* Determining how the setting is important to the story
* Describing story events, the character’s response to the events, and how the events were important to the story plot
* Recounting the story using story elements
* Recounting the story using SWBST
* Determining the message of the fairy tale
Other activities include:
* 4 response-to-reading questions (higher order thinking)
* A Name activity: What’s in a Name?
* Making connections between sayings/adages/proverbs and
the message of the story

Teaching notes are included to assist guidance through the organizers/activities.They include a complete analysis of characters (traits/feelings/motives), good vs. evil, setting, problem, magic, and message.

Answer keys provided where applicable

Easy directions for flip book

Needing resources for common core reading standards? Please click on the links below and check out the following toolkits that can be used with any story...

RL3.2, 4.2 & 5.2~ Finding the Theme & Message in Literature

RL3.6, 4.6 & 5.6~ Distinguishing Point of View & Perspective

RL2.3~ Describing Character Response to Events & Challenges

RL3.3~ Describing Character Traits, Feelings & Motives

RL4.3~ Describing Characters, Settings, & Events in Literature
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Fables & Fairy Tales 3rd Grade 4th Grade RL3.2 RL4.2 RL5.2
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Fables & Fairy Tales 3rd Grade 4th Grade RL3.2 RL4.2 RL5.2
Fables & Fairy Tales 3rd Grade 4th Grade RL3.2 RL4.2 RL5.2