Big kids like fairy tales, too! This is a set of 5 familiar fairy tales that have been re-written with a higher level vocabulary. Stories include:
*Three Diminutive Swine (Three Little Pigs)
*The Maiden with the Gilded Tresses and the Ursine Clan (Goldilocks and the Three Bears)
*Petite Crimson Female Fowl (Little Red Hen)
*The Gingerbread Man
Each set includes 20 high level vocabulary words that students will use to practice important vocabulary acquisition skills.
With each Fairy Tale Vocabulary Builders set, students will:
-access background knowledge
-use context clues
-use word parts
-practice synonyms and antonyms
-review parts of speech and syllables
If you are looking for vocabulary lists for students to memorize, DO NOT BUY THIS!
These activities are not designed to be used as vocabulary lists for students to memorize and recite! Rather, these activities encourage students to use vocabulary skills to figure out the meaning of unknown words.
All of these skills are within the fun context of familiar fairy tales!
Notes to teacher, a sample schedule, and answer keys are included!
For more creative fairy tale fun for older students, try these:
Fairy Tales for Big Kids (ELA Common Core Aligned)
Fairy Tale STEM Engineering Tasks