Grimms Fairy Tales Teacher Resources

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Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Include the eBook version of The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm in your next fairy tale unit. Start with the table of contents to discover which tales to read first.
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Brothers Grimm

For Teachers K - 2nd
Class members participate in a read aloud of an illustrated version of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. They discuss the tale,"A Fisherman and His Wife" to discover how fairy tales can help us think about our own situations. They also...
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Rumpelstiltskin

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Follow along to a 10-minute audiobook featuring the story "Rumpelstiltskin" by the Brothers Grimm. A miller's daughter finds herself in a sticky situation only to receive help from Rumpelstiltskin; however, the man's help does not come...
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The Six Swans

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A 13-minute audiobook features "The Six Swans," a Brothers Grimm fairy tale in which a princess rescues her six transformed swan-brothers. All the while, the princess is accused of a crime she did not commit.
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Rapunzel

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Follow along as an engaging narrator reads the story of "Rapunzel." A 12-minute audiobook adapted from the Brothers Grimm fairy tales features a young girl trapped in a tower, where the only means to gain entrance is to climb her long...
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The White Snake

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A servant with the ability to communicate with animals wishes to marry a princess. Find out how his animal friends help him make his wish a reality with a 14-minute audio story "The White Snake" by the Brothers Grimm. 
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The Elves and the Shoemaker

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A six-minute audiobook features the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "The Elves and the Shoemaker." It describes a fateful Christmas when a group of elves decided to help a husband and wife shoemaker team, and received fancy clothes in return.
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Blue Beard: A Fairy Tale for Children?

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Make a study of the well-known fairy tale (in this case told by the Brothers Grimm), Bluebeard. Learners read the story, respond to several questions about the text, and practice vocabulary words from the text.
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Snow White

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Listen to a 27-minute audiobook showcasing the classic fairy tale "Snow White" as told by the Brothers Grimm. An engaging narrator tells the story of a wicked queen and her jealous plot to rid the world of a princess, which is foiled...
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Hansel and Gretel

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Take a listen to a 21-minute audiobook featuring the  classic fairy tale "Hansel and Gretel" by the Brothers Grimm. Discover how a brother and sister duo escape the evil plans of their stepmother, only to find themselves in a sticky...
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The Brave Little Tailor

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A 16-minute audiobook features the classic Brothers Grimm tale "The Brave Little Tailor." After slaying seven flies with one blow, a clever tailor continues to prove his strength by outsmarting a unicorn, a princess, and a giant.
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The Golden Goose

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A 15-minute audiobook features the Brothers Grimm tale "The Golden Goose." A young boy who often finds himself at the center of jokes discovers a golden goose that helps him to gain respect and a happy ending. 
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The Dragon and His Grandmother

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Three soldiers destined for a future of servitude outsmart a cunning dragon with the help of a kind grandmother. Discover how with the 17-minute audio retelling of "The Dragon and His Grandmother," originally by the Brothers Grimm.
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The Frog Prince

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A 12-minute audiobook features the Brother Grimms version of the fairy tale, "The Princess and the Frog." Previously transformed into a frog, the prince returns to his human form thanks to a kind, yet reluctant, young princess.  
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Old Sultan

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Sultan is an old dog, but his friendship with a wolf saves him from a tragic ending. Find out how with a seven-minute audiobook featuring the Brothers Grimm tale, Old Sultan. 
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Well-Known Tale: The Pied Piper of Hamelin

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
"The Pied Piper of Hamelin" is the focus of a lesson designed to shed light on the importance of keeping promises. As a class, scholars take part in a discussion on the topic of honesty and consequences. Independent readers then take to...
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Once upon a Time in the 1800's

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young readers examine the details in an 1821 painting by Jacques-Louis David depicting two sisters who are exiled princesses. They read a tale about the Brothers Grimm, who were writing fairy tales during the same time period that these...
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Adapting Literary Learning Methods with the Grimm Fairy Tales

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners use Grimm's tales to explore theme, thesis statement, textual analysis, and historical context.
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The Town Musicians of Bremen

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Take a listen to "The Town Musicians of Bremen" by the Brothers Grimm with a nine minute audiobook. The story details four elderly animals that join together to make a band and travel their way to find an unlikely home thanks to their...
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The Sisters Grimm: Novel Study

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Author Michael Buckley's novel The Sisters Grimm features two fairy-tale sleuths who are tasked with stopping a giant from destroying their town. Using the novel study, individuals acquire new vocabulary and answer comprehension...
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Elves and the Shoemaker

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Engage young readers in a unit on fairy tales with their very own copy of the classic story "The Elves and the Shoemaker." Including dialogue, three-syllable words, and up to five lines of text on a page, this printable book is best...
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Romanticism: The Artistic Expression of Liberalism

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
The epic clash of reason and emotion comes to life in this informative presentation. Detailing the period of Romanticism in 19th century Europe, these slides contain pictures of the most famous pieces of art during this period. Viewers...
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Lesson 5: Theme Matters

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Young scholars explore themes in fiction with this literacy comprehension lesson. They generate ideas for possible themes developed in the fairy tale of The Ant and the Cricket. Next, they examine the plot of The Great Gilly Hopkins and...
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Authors Tell Different Stories

For Students 2nd Standards
The story of Cinderella is a popular one! So much so, there are multiple versions of the story being told around the world. With this collection of activities your young readers receive background information about two versions...