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Teaching About Story Structure Using Fairy Tales

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Teaching About Story Structure Using Fairy Tales

Grades K – 2
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Read-aloud: three 20-minute sessions; Instruction and writing: five 50-minute sessions
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Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.

Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.

Tampa, Florida


International Literacy Association


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Ms. Godfrey Coppinger

October 22, 2011

I am a storyteller and early childhood educator and I have been looking for additional ideas for my upcoming workshop "Making Up Stories With Young Children" and found your material very helpful. Thank you. By the way, I chose the role of "Literary Coach" because neither "Storyteller" nor "Early Childhood Educator" were listed. Your information is very applicable to storytellers and can easily be adapted for young children.


Samantha Jones

October 27, 2010

I am currently a student. We had to pick a lesson plan and write a critique. I came across your lesson plan and loved the idea. As I focused in on your lesson plan it was difficult for me to critique it because you have done such a great job.


Jennifer Kelly

September 26, 2010

Thank you for providing such a comprehensive unit! With some modifications, this is very suitable for my Prep class!!



July 10, 2010

I am working to become a K-6 teacher. I am building framework for teaching plans and found this lesson plan very helpful. Thank you!


Jodie Chen

April 26, 2010

I am impressed by how thoroughly you combined reading and writing. Thanks for sharing.



April 24, 2010

I am filling in a leave position and am grateful to you for the thorough lesson plans in this unit. Thank You for such great ideas! I


Zahra Shah

April 13, 2010

Sounds great! I am going to try a modified version for my grade 1 students. Thanks for sharing your lessons.


Don Persons

January 24, 2010

Very helpful lessons here. Good job!



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