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Fairy Tale Autobiographies

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Fairy Tale Autobiographies

Grades 5 – 9
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Eight 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Patricia Schulze

Yankton, South Dakota


National Council of Teachers of English


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Angela Allison

January 10, 2011

Any ideas where I can get a listing of the 33 chapters in The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly. Also I'm looking for a listing of the fairy tales/folk tales that Connolly makes ref. to in the novel.

Many thanks


Erin Maxwell

September 24, 2010

I adapted the writing assignment to teach with the young adult novel The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly. My students displayed much more enthusiasm than they ever had for a personal narrative in the past. The fairy tale elements help with narrative structure and force them to include an explicit theme.



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