This Folktale Unit contains:
"What is a folktale" sheet
"Types of folktales" activity sheet
"Elements of a folktale" activity sheet
"Turning your story into a play" activity sheet
"Write your own folktale" activity sheet
Put copies of all these sheets into a Folktale packet. Divide the class into small groups. Each group gets a Folktale packet. Guide them through the sheets and activities. Allow students to share their ideas. Allow students to perform their folktale scripts and their original folktales. Allow several class periods for this unit.
A folktale supplemental is also available. This packet contains five short folktales that could be used for students when writing scripts from stories.