This 42- page pack would make a great addition to your traditional literature unit. This pack includes a list of recommended books for teaching trickster tales, beast tales, cumulative tales, curricular tales,pourquoi tales, wonder tales, fractured tales, and fables. As well as worksheets and printables for your students to complete written responses to the different texts they read.
These worksheets can be used for literature centers, small group instruction, reader's workshop and for homework. These worksheets were created to challenge your students and help them understand the different structures of traditional literature.
Included in this pack:
Pages of recommended read a-louds:
1 page of recommended trickster tales
1 page of recommended beast tales
1 page of recommended cumulative tales
1 page of recommended curricular tales
1 page of recommended pourquoi tales
1 page of recommended wonder tales
1 page of recommended fractured tales
1 page of recommended fables
Worksheets and Printables:
9 traditional literature mini-posters
2 folder covers (to bind together student work)
parts of a pourquoi tale worksheet
2 sequencing a circular tale worksheets
1 parts of a circular tale worksheet
1 beast tale worksheet
1 parts of a wonder tale worksheet
1 wonder tale checklist (using text evidence)
1 fairy tale organizer
3 recounting fables worksheets
2 analyzing fables worksheets
1 trickster tale checklist
1 compare and contrast venn diagram
2 compare and contrast worksheets
1 fractured fairy tale recording sheet
1 traditional literature recording sheet
1 rate fairy tales sheet
1 using illustrations sheet
This pack is aligned to the Common Core standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.2 With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.7 With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
(RL.K.8 not applicable to literature)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.9 With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.2 Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3 Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.5 Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.9 Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7 Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2 Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.7 Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting)
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.9 Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series)
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