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The Big Bad Wolf: Analyzing Point of View in Texts

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The Big Bad Wolf: Analyzing Point of View in Texts

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four or five 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.

Laurie A. Henry, Ph.D.

Lexington, Kentucky

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Materials and Technology

Student Interactives

Mobile Apps

Printouts

Websites

Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • The Three Little Pigs (at least two different versions of the tale)

  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by A. Wolf by Jon Scieszka (Dutton Books, 1995)

  • Twelve Impossible Things Before Breakfast by Jane Yolen (Magic Carpet Books, 2001) [optional text]

  • A wide selection of fairy tales for reference

  • 2 sheets of chart paper

  • A Wolf at the Door and Other Retold Fairy Tales by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (Aladdin Paperbacks, 2001) [optional text

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Fractured Fairy Tales

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.

 

Venn Diagram

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

This interactive tool allows students to create Venn diagrams that contain two or three overlapping circles, enabling them to organize their information logically.

 

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MOBILE APPS

Venn Diagram

Grades   K – 12  |  Mobile App  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Venn Diagram

The Venn Diagram app allows users to compare and contrast information in a visually appealing way.

 

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PRINTOUTS

The House

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WEBSITES

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PREPARATION

1. Create an overhead of The House.

2. Obtain copies of the texts listed above under Materials and Technology as well as other fairy tale selections. You can also encourage stuudents to bring in books from home.

3. Review and bookmark on computers students will be using the online references listed above under Student Interactives and Websites.

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