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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Fairy Tales from Life
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Eight 50-minute sessions|
Yankton, South Dakota
Grades 2 – 4 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
After examining recipes written based on students’ favorite fairy tales, students research a recipe related to their favorite story, book, or fairy tale and include it in a classroom recipe book.
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 1 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Plot Diagram is an organizational tool focusing on a pyramid or triangular shape, which is used to map the events in a story. This mapping of plot structure allows readers and writers to visualize the key features of stories.
Grades K – 6 | Professional Library | Book
Katie Wood Ray explains in practical terms the theoretical underpinnings of how elementary and middle school students learn to write from their reading.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 3 – 5 | Activity & Project
Children will draw on their knowledge of story structure and fairy tales to write their own.