Fairytales! There is so many activities you can do with your students when you are looking at fairytales. The Three Little Pigs is a classic fairytale that is loved by children. This literacy unit includes a huge variety of activities to keep your students busy and engaged.
There are 14 activities and resources included in this huge unit! There is something for everyone. There are different versions of some of the activities to make it easy to differentiate.
- Bulletin board picture: Print and display on your Fairytales bulletin board. Use as a picture stimulus.
- Character profiles – Little Pig and Wolf: Brainstorm words to describe the characters. Write a sentence about the character.
- Character Traits – Discuss the character traits of the different characters from the story.
- Story map – 2 versions: Draw and/or write about the characters, setting, beginning, middle and end. One version has boxes for just pictures, the other page has lines for writing.
- Sequencing: Version1 - Cut and paste the pictures from the story in order. Write a sentence about what is happening in the picture. Version 2 – Cut and paste the pictures from the story in order. Cut and match the sentences to the pictures. Read the retell.
- Problem and solution – Discuss the problem and solution in the story. Draw a picture and write a sentence about each.
- How would you trick the wolf writing – Write and draw a plan of how you would trick the wolf to scare him away.
- Making connections: Think about how the pig was feeling. Write about a time when you felt the same.
- Opinion writing – Why do you think the wolf blew down the houses? Write or draw your opinion.
- Cause and effect – discuss different events in the story and what made them happen. Look at the picture in the first box and draw what happened next.
- Oh no! The wolf is at our classroom door writing – Write about what could happen if the wolf came to your classroom door.
- Letter writing template – 2 versions: Write a letter to a character or from a character to another character. There is a pig and wolf template included.
- A house for the 4th pig – Stem activity: Design and make a new house for the 4th little pig. Discuss what you would build the house with and design it. Then build the house. Test the strength of the house using a hair dryer as the wolf.
- Headbands for roleplaying – colour and black and white
All activities in this unit are ready to print and use so are perfect your literacy time, with very little planning involved. This unit is perfect for Queensland Prep teachers planning term 4 :)
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