Fairy tales 1-3 Fairy tales 4-6 Fairy tales 7-9 Themes


The Story

is about an ill-treated girl who, with the help of her fairy godmother, travels to a ball in a pumpkin coach. She flees the ball at midnight and loses her glass slipper. A prince, who has fallen in love with her, finds her lost slipper and uses it later to find her (


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The Story of Cinderella – YouTube (4:01) Story of Cinderella- SONG: A summary of the story with music from Jim Brickman ‘As Beautiful (as you)’

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If Cinderella were a guy… – YouTube (3:00) perfectly sums up what’s wrong with fairytales. – Ends with an ad for a book. Stop before that



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Cinderella Vocabulary with Pictures by Hearn with Heart | Teachers Pay Teachers

Some basic vocabulary to go along with a Cinderella unit. Most accompanying pictures are from the movie. Free downloadable from TpT (yr 2-4)


Lesson Plans

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Interactives . Elements of a Story . Cinderella interactive page to teach the elements of a story based on Cinderella (yr 5-6)



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Cinderella – Storynory (19:04)

The story of Cinderella has the perfect recipe for a fairy tale romance – poor little girl, ugly sisters, fairy godmother, handsome prince, and of course, a lost slipper (yr 6-8)



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Cinderella lived in a small village in the north of England. She had two sisters; they were very ugly. – Highlighting all the simple past verb forms (yr 5-7)

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Library of Congress: Book Turner: Cinderella poor young girl is the only one whose feet fit into the glass slippers (yr 6-8)

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SurLaLune Fairy Tales: The Annotated Cinderella of the Web Read the Cinderella – Deep study of the story, with explanations linked to the story (yr 8)

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The Hidden One (Canadian, American Indian, Native American Folktales) long time ago, in a village by a lake, there lived a great hunter who was invisible. He was called the Hidden One. It was known that any young woman who could see him would become his bride. (yr 7-8)



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Cinderella – YouTube (4:10) a storybook simplified for English learners. For esl teachers and students, and for practicing reading. (yr 2-3)

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Fable: Cinderella read by Lisa DiSimone for Speakaboos – YouTube (5:19)

In this classic fairy tale, Cinderella’s dream comes true when her fairy godmother sends her to the ball. – Animated with subtitles, read naturally but clearly (Yr 4-6)

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Cinderella (Part 1) – Story Time with Ms. Booksy (Cool School) – YouTube (3:36)

Miss Booksy is here with Part 1 of her own Cinderella story – Modernised, acted story with an animated background. (Yr 4-6) WATCH PART 2

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Cinderella Fairy Tales Bedtime Stories for Kids in English – YouTube (14:52) story has a new version here! Here is the new 15 minutes version with 100{6f1bf439e36af1b37553daee762acf2f39026584d615f32c1dfd30bd8cdb56a0} new illustrations and animations. (Yr 5-8)

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Swing Shift Cinderella – video dailymotion (7:23) Swing Shift Cinderella – video dailymotion – Funny, with-Red-Riding-Hood version of the story  (Yr 5-8)

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Many Cinderellas | Culture and History | Little Fox | Animated Stories for Kids – YouTube (4:30)

Many Cinderellas Could there be a “Cinderella” without a glass slipper and a fairy godmother? Yes! In fact, there are many versions of “Cinderella.” (Yr 6-8)


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Disney’s Cinderella Official US Trailer – YouTube (2:40)

The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily James) whose merchant father remarries following the death of her mother. (yr 7-8)

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Top 10 Greatest Cinderella Movies – YouTube (12:48) 10 Greatest Cinderella Movies. One of your favorite fairy tales… revisited! (yr 7-8).


Speaking / Writing


Use the various Cinderella stories from different cultures to discuss their similarities and differences (yr 8)


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