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Comparing Fiction and Nonfiction with "Little Red Riding Hood Text" Sets
|Grades||K – 2|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 50-minute sessions|
Rochester, New York
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Story Map interactive is designed to assist students in prewriting and postreading activities by focusing on the key elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  July 22
After listening to The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents, students compare Pratchett's version with Browning's version and discuss how perspective changes the story.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  February 18
After retelling a familiar fable, students discover the differences in one of Morrison's retellings of a fable.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 4
Students compare different versions of the fairy tale Cinderella and then rewrite a lesser-known Grimm story and explain the changes they made.
Grades K – 12 | Printout | Graphic Organizer
Students use this graphic organizer to describe similarities and differences between two objects.
Grades K – 8 | Professional Library | Book
Joy F. Moss focuses on literature units structured around read-aloud/think-aloud group sessions in which students collaborate to construct meaning.