Fractured Fairy Tales Unit Activities: Readers Theater Scripts, Writing & More

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    Fractured Fairy Tales Bonus Reading & Writing Activities

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    1. 10-script bundle of fractured fairy tales readers' theater and Greek mythology readers' theater scripts for grades 3, 4, 5 & 6. This double-bonus mega bundle includes four fractured fairy tales, three traditional (but funny!) Greek myths, and three corresponding mangled Greek myths readers' thea
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    Readers' Theater - Fairy tales readers' theater for grades 3, 4, 5 & 6: Fairy tales are fun. Fractured fairy tales readers' theater is even better! This 147-page readers' theater Fairy Tales Bonus Bundle takes four traditional fairy tales and turns them on their heads.

    The bundle of readers' theater fairy tales includes the following products:

    >The Three Little Pigs becomes . . . THE THREE PIRATE PIGS (5-8 readers)

    >Rumpelstiltskin becomes . . . NOT RUMPELSTILTSKIN (4-8 readers)

    >Goldilocks & the Three Bears becomes . . . GOLDILOCKS & THE THREE AARDVARKS (4-8 readers)

    >Hansel & Gretel becomes . . . GRANSEL & HETEL (4-8 readers)

    >27-page packet of bundle-exclusive FRACTURED FAIRY TALES BONUS RESOURCES

    Not only do you get the four fairy tale readers' theater scripts (along with sound-effect cue cards for audience participation!), but the bundle also includes the following resources to help build a fractured fairy tale unit or folklore unit:

    >Vocabulary: Word Work activity for each script (with answer key)

    >Fractured Fairy Tales Compare and Contrast graphic organizer activity (with answer key) for each traditional v. fractured fairy tale (e.g., Hansel & Gretel v. Gransel & Hetel)

    >Cause & Effect reading comprehension activity for each readers' theater script (with answer key)

    >Ten Traits of Fairy Tales: 1-page factsheet highlights key aspects that help set fairy tales apart from other stories in the folklore genre

    >Seven Ways to Fracture a Fairy Tale: 1-page idea sheet (plus a full-color poster version) for ways students can fracture their own fairy tales

    >Leveled Reading Lists: Leveled booklist of high-interest fairy tale retellings for each of the fairy tales

    >Writers' Workshop Extension Activity: Activity to guide students in fractured fairy tales writing and revising

    >Performance Tickets: Easy-to-prep tickets can be used to invite parents, the principal, and others to your students' readers' theater performance

    >Weekly Practice Checklist: 5-day framework to guide students' day-by-day readers' theater fluency practice

    Additional resources include highlights of applicable Common Core State Standards, a basic overview of readers' theater, and a list of tips and tricks for readers' theater success.

    The fractured fairy tales activities are perfect for third-grade, fourth-grade, fifth-grade, and sixth-grade students. They can also be used for second-grade gifted-and-talented students in need of a challenge.

    All products are in PDF format.

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    If you like my Fractured Fairy Tales Bonus Bundle ~ Series II, you can find even more fractured fairy tales drama in my FRACTURED FAIRY TALES BONUS BUNDLE ~ SERIES I.

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
    Interpret figurative language, including similes and metaphors, in context.
    Explain the meaning of simple similes and metaphors (e.g., as pretty as a picture) in context.
    Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.


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