Reading these BELOVED FOLKTALES will enchant, engage and challenge your students. EASY PREP for the teacher too!
This unit is designed to teach retelling and elements of folktales, creative and constructed response writing, and determining the lesson or theme.
All lessons and projects are based upon these original folktales:
Little Red Riding Hood
Goldilocks and The Three Bears
Three Billy Goats Gruff
The Three Little Pigs
(Lexile levels are provided.)
Common Core Anchor Charts
Guided Reading Booklets (Folktales provided for easy prep!)
Teacher Question Guide (context clues, character analysis, details)
Graphic Organizers for Higher Order Thinking
Puppet Pop-Ups Retelling Activities
Folktale Fans: Character Analysis and Narrative Elements
Protagonist and Antagonist (Cut and paste sorting activity)
Elements of a Folktale Chart
Folktale Common Core Standards Assessment
Differentiated Writing Activities
-Compare and contrast characters
-Retelling from a different character's Point of View
-Determining the lesson or theme
Some activities are perfect to use in any reading interactive notebook, center activity, or as an activator for your daily lesson!
Have FUN teaching FOLKTALES with these 'best practices'