Elementary Fantasy Teacher Resources

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Fantasy, Fables, Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners identify the differences between fantasies, fables, myths, legends and fairy tales. In groups, they create their own versions of the different genres. They practice identifying the examples, as well.
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Mixed Breed Fantasy Animals

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Ever seen a crockapeep or a giraffule? How about a catmel? Elementary school artists are encouraged to let their imaginations roam and create images of imaginary creatures by combining parts of two or more animals,
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Learning About Fiction Genres in the Elementary School Library

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Teaching about fiction genres can  be challenging. The lesson here, designed for library media specialists, offers a fun way to do it. In the lesson, learners visit the library and learn about the different types of fiction through book...
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Making a Fantasy Line

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students distinguish events that occur in the fantasy and real world by drawing a fantasy line.
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Firebird

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Elementary schoolers read the Firebird reading list of fantasy and complete discussion questions about fantasy. In this fantasy books lesson plan, learners read a list of books and pick one to read.
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Lesson Plan for The Little Red Hen

For Teachers K - 2nd
Cultivate young performers while teaching them about helping one another with this interactive storytelling instructional activity. Elementary schoolers read or listen to the story The Little Red Hen by Mike Lockett and then act out the...
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Palace Adventure

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young language arts learners write and illustrate a short fantasy story based on the book Corduroy. First, learners need to develop a character. Then, through their writing and illustrations, they take their characters on adventures...
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Guided Reading with Ten Oni Drummers

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read the book, Ten Oni Drummers. Working in guided reading groups, they discuss fantasy as a genre and preview the book. They review word identification strategies and read the book silently. After reading, they confirm...
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Summer Reading Project

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Summer means sun, fun, and a good book! Boost scholars' enthusiasm and proficiency in reading with a summer project of their choice—a book jacket, collage, or shoe box diorama. A variety of titles and authors from every genre offers...
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Vote for Grace!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Boost reading comprehension skills with a lesson designed around the story, Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio. A KWL chart introduces the story's topic—running for president—followed by a read-aloud. The class analyzes the main...
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Teaching TV: Learning With Television

For Teachers 1st - 6th
As part of a series of resources focused on the influence of television, elementary students watch an educational program and identify the information presented and analyze the point of view from which the information is presented.
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The Fantasitic World of Stellaluna

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and are read excerpts from the book "Stellaluna". In groups, they complete a Venn diagram organizing when the author uses realistic or fantasy elements to write the story. They pretend they are the main character...
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Venetian Carnival Masks

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the history of the Venetian Carnival and the use of the carnival masks in French and Italian traditions. Masks are then created noting the emphasis non fantasy, stylization, and abstraction features.
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St. Patrick's Day Art Projects

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Activities to make March 17th more than just a day for the wearing of the green!
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The Fun Art of Pasta!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Interesting shapes make noodles and other pasta a creative medium for children’s art
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Fairy Tale Lessons Can Spice Up Language Arts Activities

For Teachers K - 4th
Fairy tales can be a motivating way to introduce students to a variety of topics, including literary analysis.
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Present Progressive Verbs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
"Be + verb + -ing." Designed for language learners, native English speakers will also benefit from a series of exercises that gives participants practice using the present progressive form of verbs. A worksheet and directions for a game...
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The Making of a Superhero

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Thor, Loki, Iron Man, and Captain America. As part of their study of Greek and Roman gods and heroes, middle schoolers compare the characters in The Avengers to Greek counterparts. Individuals then create their own superhero, describe...
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SSR Teacher/Student-Run Conferences

For Students 1st - 6th
Looking for a simple way to connect with each of your pupils about a book they've read? While the rest of your class is engaged in SSR, each learner comes to you for a one-on-one session. Great for formative assessment or just a good...
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Ancient Tales and Legends

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Investigate motivational problems using educational software as your students determine details and main ideas of the reading. the class practices sequencing activities and read scary and monster stories, then complete associated...
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Perimeter Playground

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore geometry by participating in a school measuring activity. In this perimeter lesson plan, students discuss the techniques and methods used in order to measure a large perimeter or geometric figure. Students utilize grid...
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Eric Carle Collage with Color Theory

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders analyze color theory and collage techniques through the creation of collages in the style of artist/author Eric Carle. Color experiments and may hands-on section allow this lesson to be very informative and fun for the...
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Myths

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students complete activities using a software program that allows them to read about myths, magic and monsters, and answer multiple choice questions about main idea, prediction clues, details and sequencing. They participate in a number...
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Discovering Language Arts-Intermediate Fiction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Explore the elements of science fiction. Students investigate the literary elements present in science fiction and write their own science fiction stories.