This comparison fairy tale unit was created for use with Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China
by Ed Young and Red Riding Hood
by James Marshall. The activities included can be used whole group, but also work well as literacy centers in grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3.
• Twelve comprehension strips with recording sheets for each story
• Character trait maps with character trait based writing prompts
• Compare and contrast and opinion writing prompts with graphic organizers
• A lesson-learned writing prompt
• Three Red Riding Hood themed parts of speech task card centers
This pack addresses the following Common Core Standards for Grade 1:
*RL.1.1: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
*RL.1.3: Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
*RL.1.9: Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
*RF.1.4a: Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
*W.1.1: Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
*W.1.2: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
This pack addresses the following Common Core Standards for Grade 2:
*RL.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
*RL.2.7: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
*RL.2.2 Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
*RL.2.9 Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
*RF.2.4a: Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
*W.2.1: Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g.,because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
*W.2.2: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
This pack addresses the following Common Core Standards for Grade 3:
*RL.3.1: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
*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.
*RF.3.4a: Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
*W.3.1: Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.
*W.3.2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
*W.3.4: With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
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