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Exploring World Cultures Through Folk Tales

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Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 30- to 35-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Sarah Dennis-Shaw

Avon, Massachusetts


International Reading Association


Materials and Technology






  • Computers with Internet access

  • Poster board, markers, crayons, colored pencils

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1. Before beginning this lesson, divide students into three groups and print out enough copies of the School Specialty Intervention Lesson Pack: Folktales from Around the World for each group. One of the three folk tales will be assigned to each group.

2. Print out and photocopy the Research form and the Story Sequence form, one copy for each student.

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