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Enchanting Readers with Revisionist Fairy Tales

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Enchanting Readers with Revisionist Fairy Tales

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

James Bucky Carter

James Bucky Carter

El Paso, Texas

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Student Interactives

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Fractured Fairy Tales

The Fractured Fairy Tale tool encourages students to create their own fractured fairy tales.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  January 4

Jacob Grimm, one of the Brothers Grimm, was born today.

Students compare different versions of the fairy tale Cinderella and then rewrite a lesser-known Grimm story and explain the changes they made.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Building Literacy Connections with Graphic Novels: Page by Page, Panel by Panel

This collection of essays by classroom teachers demonstrates how to pair graphic novels with classic literature (including both canonical and YA lit).

 

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PODCAST EPISODES

Grades   6 – 12  |  Podcast Episode

Fairy Tale Retellings

A growing number of young adult authors are using fairy tales as seeds for their stories. Tune in to hear about an assortment of the newest fairy tale retellings: books that include middle grade humor, satire, coming of age stories, and graphic novels.

 

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