A theme page with lesson plans and materials about less well-known fairy tales for all levels.
Do you ever get sick of the overused “damsel in distress” storyline? Me too. Here’s one cartoonist’s imaginative alternative. Spoiler alert: It’s hilarious. (yr 7-9)
We made this video to show how ridiculous it is for women to wait around to be saved by a prince. Our daughters deserve more! (yr 6-9)
Witches, wizards, pirates, knights, dwarves, elves, and dragons. . . These cards cover the basic characters from children’s fairytales (yr 2-4)
Pictionary on the most famous fairy tales.Pictionary on the most famous fairy tales. (yr 3-8)
Kids make potions using bat’s blood (grape juice) or spider juice (orange juice) plus an assortment of ingredients such as frogs eggs and beetles (jelly candies usually) – Several activities with fantasy vocabulary
This free fairy tale unit of study is a free unit of study you can add to your reading workshop. (yr 5-6)
Princes, princesses, witches and mermaids not to mention a fashion-obsessed emperor and a house made entirely of gingerbread – A reading list of well-known fairy tales in a simple format (year 6-8)
This worksheet contains adapted and simplified versions of the 8 most popula fairy tales that your learners will surely know. – Let students work in groups and rewrite/retell the story in their own words (yr 7-8)
Hans Christian Andersen grew up in a Danish village and moved to the big city. His graceful and artistic fairy tales poke fun at vanity – Read and Listen (yr 7-8)
1001 nights were told by Scheherazade to captivate King Shahryar. They are full of action, mystery and romance. – Read and Listen (yr 7-8)
Podcast 3 Listen and read – A long list of fairy tales to listen to. Have the students retell it in groups and then write down their own version (yr 5-8)
Awesome Celebrities Reading Fairy Tales – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDEBDC2DFA1CBE74EShort, well-known stories at various levels read by celebrities
Animated stories for children – talking books – videohttps://eduteach.es/videos/animated-stories-children.htmlTALKING BOOKS – ANIMATED STORIES . Illustrated stories for children to learn english with subtitles. Stories, fables and fairy tales with subtitles for kids audio and script . Stories for children.
Quia – Famous Fairy Taleshttp://www.quia.com/quiz/4548248.html?AP_rand=2082442334Click on the photo and play the game, then click below and take the audio quiz.
Do you think you can identify these fairytales from one clue? Let’s see how much you remember from your childhood!
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