Hero's Journey Myths, Fairy Tales & Fables Compare & Contrast Mini Unit

Jadyn Thone
Grade Levels
6th - 10th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
1 Cinderella story, 1 Hero's Journey graphic organizer, 1 Compare & Contrast worksheet + Answer Keys
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  1. Teach the intricacies of the Hero's Journey (or Monomyth) with this amazing bundle of worksheets, graphic organizers to suit multiple versions of the cycle, writing prompts, teacher notes, deconstructed plot summaries, character analysis ideas, doodle notes, narrative plot arc templates and more! Wh
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How does the fairy tale, Cinderella, align to the steps and stages of the Hero's Journey or Monomyth? Identifying and analyzing the acts and stages of the Hero’s Journey can be difficult for students, so why not introduce the monomyth via much-loved children's fairy tales, myths and fables? With this handy resource you can query your students, "Are there patterns within common childhood stories?" – and if there are: where, why and how do they differ?


+ 1 page mini-unit summary of necessary resources, suggested outline and possible assessment pieces

+ 1 double-sided worksheet for identifying the stages of the Hero’s Journey based the included fairy tale, Cinderella

+ 1 teacher answer key analysis of Cinderella

+ 1 compare & contrast graphic organizer to analyze any 3 narratives

Instructions for use

If you're unfamiliar with the Hero's Journey, please consider my Ultimate Hero's Journey Bundle. With regards to this resource, read the provided information and then print off as many copies of the Cinderella worksheet as necessary, provide students with colored pencils, textas or crayons and watch them engage with the Hero’s Journey! These double-sided sheets could be used as an introduction to the Hero’s Journey or as independent/group review of the stages of the Hero’s Journey. Other examples of how this resource could be used is included. The Compare & Contrast graphic organizer could be used for any narrative, not just Cinderella!


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Total Pages
1 Cinderella story, 1 Hero's Journey graphic organizer, 1 Compare & Contrast worksheet + Answer Keys
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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