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Fables & Fairy Tales Teaching Theme Digital & Print 3rd 4th 5th 3.2 3.3 4.2 4.3

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    Fairy Tale and Fable Mini-Posters

    Description

    Teach multiple standards with this thorough fable and fairy tale bundle. Everything you need to engage your students in a close read is at your fingertips: from character and plot analysis, determining theme and message, to using context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words...AND much more. Readers' theater fluency activities have also been added for four of the fable titles.

    GO DIGITAL & PAPER with this bundle and save 40% OFF!-

    The following resources have been updated to include both digital and PDF versions of the flipbooks and flipbook activities included in this bundle!!!

    FABLE BUNDLE DESCRIPTION: This all-in-one instructional bundle was designed to attend to 3rd and 4th grade core literature standards while studying fables. There are 5 flipbooks in this bundle. Each flipbook includes the fable itself and all the essential questions/graphic organizers (specific to each particular fable) necessary for guiding students in analyzing characters, story plots, as well as determining the moral of each fable. Easily constructed, these flipbooks are perfect for any reading instructional setting: whole group, partner reading, centers, or guided reading groups. Detailed 5-day lesson plans have been added, along with readers' theater fluency activities.

    Fable Mini-Posters are included!

    *Includes a struggling readers' version and readers' theater fluency activities for The Ant & the Grasshopper, The Lion & the Mouse, and The Tortoise & the Hare.

    Preview a part of what's inside my fable flipbook resources with this FREEBIE Sampler!

    Through the close-read activities in this flipbook series, students will:

    ✔ read grade-level appropriate texts

    ✔ describe characters' traits, feelings, actions, or motives, and how they influence the

    events or outcome of the fable

    ✔ evaluate the character's actions and the result of those actions

    ✔ retell the fable using the most important details in the fable

    ✔ determine the point of view of the characters and distinguish my own point of view from that

    of the characters'

    ✔ determine which traits are most important to the moral of the fable and explain how

    ✔ determine the moral of the fable and how it applies the reader

    ✔ infer how the outcome of the story might have been different had the character made better

    choices

    ✔ find and use evidence from the text to support thinking

    ✔ determine the meaning of words using context clues

    ✔ practice fluency and expression through readers' theater activities

    Each double-sided flip book includes:

    ► an introduction to fables and who Aesop was

    ► the fable (TWO-leveled versions of the text for Ant & Grasshopper, Lion and Mouse, and Tortoise & Hare)

    ► an introduction to typical characters found in fables (includes a list of character traits organized to display opposite traits- positive traits vs. negative traits)

    ► graphic organizers and questions for analyzing/evaluating character traits, motives, actions

    ► an introduction to the plot of a story

    ► graphic organizers and questions for analyzing/evaluating the plot of the fable

    ► an introduction to the moral of a fable

    ► questioning that guides students in determining the moral of the fable

    ► a text-to-self reading response activity that has students make connections between the moral and how it might apply to students’ own lives

    ► a vocabulary activity that promotes the use of context clues to figure out unknown words

    Teacher resources include:

    ► 5-Day detailed lesson plans from which you can construct your own lessons or print and use as guidance

    ► Teacher’s notes and detailed answer keys are included to assist with optimizing a close read of the text and to guide meaningful discussions.

    Fluency Resources Include:

    ► Readers' Theater script

    ► Student planning guide for Readers' Theater

    ► Expression cards for practicing the use of intonation within a fluent performance of the script

    FAIRY TALE BUNDLE: Teach multiple literature standards while studying fairy tales. This instructional resource bundle was designed specifically to attend to 3rd and 4th grade reading standards 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 flipbook which includes and introduction of each fairy tale element, while prompting students to think and write specifically about how these elements contribute to each particular fairy tale plot. Included are detailed teaching notes about each fairy tale for a quick reference to guide instruction.

    Fairy Tale Elements Mini-Posters are included in this bundle!

    EACH FAIRY TALE RESOURCE INCLUDES AN ADAPTED VERSION OF THAT FAIRY TALE, so students have the text to analyze, highlight and/or annotate for a close read!

    If you are a DIGITAL CLASSROOM user, please see the digital version of this BUNDLE!

    ✨✨✨Beauty and the Beast✨✨✨

    This resource includes:

    A double-sided fairy tale flip book with sections that attend to the setting, magic, good vs. evil, challenge or task, message (These pages can be run through a copier front to back without any hassle with regard to prep work.)

    PDF copy of the fairy tale text for students to highlight and/or annotate while doing a close read

    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 her point of view, what events caused this change,

    and what happened as a result of Beauty’s change (two graphic organizer formats)

    ♛ 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 formats)

    ♛ Describing the setting and the setting’s mood (two formats)

    ♛ 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:

    A double-sided fairy tale flip book with sections that attend to the setting, magic, good vs. evil, challenge or task, message (These pages can be run through a copier front to back without any hassle with regard to prep work.)

    PDF copy of the fairy tale text for students to highlight and/or annotate while doing a close read

    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 formats)

    ♛ Describing the setting and the setting’s mood (two formats)

    ♛ 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: 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.

    Answer keys provided where applicable

    ✨✨✨The Princess and the Pea✨✨✨

    This resource includes:

    A double-sided fairy tale flip book with sections that attend to the setting, magic, good vs. evil, challenge or task, message (These pages can be run through a copier front to back without any hassle with regard to prep work.)

    PDF copy of the fairy tale text for students to highlight and/or annotate while doing a close read

    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 formats)

    ♛ Describing how the queen changes her opinion about the princess and what caused this change, and the result of this change (two formats)

    ♛ Describing the setting and the setting’s mood (two formats)

    ♛ 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.

    Answer keys provided where applicable

    ✨✨✨Rumpelstiltskin✨✨✨

    This resource includes:

    A double-sided fairy tale flip book with sections that attend to the setting, magic, good vs. evil, challenge or task, message (These pages can be run through a copier front to back without any hassle with regard to prep work.)

    PDF copy of the fairy tale text for students to highlight and/or annotate while doing a close read

    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 formats)

    ♛ Describing the setting and the setting’s mood (two formats)

    ♛ 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.

    Answer keys provided where applicable

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

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    Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
    Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
    Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
    Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
    Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.

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