Multicultural Fairy Tales Teacher Resources

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Multicultural Fairy Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars compare and contrast various Cinderella stories. In this multicultural fairy tales lesson, students understand the characteristics of a fairy tale. Young scholars compare similar fairy tales from different cultures and...
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Multicultural Fairy Tales -- The Stuff of Magic

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the characteristics of fairy tales. After being read some examples, they write their own fairy tale based on their adventures on a magic carpet ride after making a chart to organize their thoughts. To...
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Multicultural Fairy Tales

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the elements of a story using fairy tales from all over the world. They compare and contrast story elements, key ideas and concepts found in a variety of texts from around the world.
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Asian Cinderella Tales

For Teachers 6th
Explore the world of fairy tales using this instructional activity focusing on higher- order thinking skills. Learners compare and contrast an Asian Cinderella story to other versions. It is a great way to review the characteristics of...
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Wali Dad (India)

For Students 2nd - 4th
Wali Dâd tries to give away his valuables, yet greater and still greater gifts keep coming back to him in return. This is the moral learners will come to understand as they read a fun fairy tale from India. They read the passage and then...
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Multicultural Fairy Tales

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students continue to compare and contrast story elements (character, setting, plot, theme, point of view, etc.) key ideas and concepts found in multiple texts from around the world. They use "Cinderella," by Charles Perrault.
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Cinderella: A Story Found in Many Cultures

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore, discuss and examine fairy-tale and make-believe stories. They assess two different types of Cinderella stories to surface a broader look at cultural diversity. Students construct a Venn Diagram or a chart of the...
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Comparing Cultures with Fairy Tales

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars complete a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the story elements of multicultural fairy tales. They create a cartoon show the what/if scenario of two different Cinderella characters.
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Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine plot and setting of Cinderella, and how it changes as it is translated into different cultures, discuss universal literary elements of the Cinderella story, and write narratives with original settings and plots...
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Cinderella Stories from Around the World

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Pupils read two different versions of the Cinderella story from two different countries. A Venn diagram is used to facilitate the story comparison and maps are used to help learners identify where each story originated. Group discussion...
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International Festival: Germany

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Pupils complete several activities to learn about the German culture. In this German culture lesson, students read the 'Hansel and Gretel' story and create a paper gingerbread house. Pupils complete a matching game for the story....
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LA CENERENTOLA (Cinderella)

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars investigate different cultures' versions of the Cinderella tale in comparison to the Rossini opera synopsis. They experience dramatizing a Cinderella tale and study about the group and individual process required for...
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Cinderella Around the World

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore a story. In this classic literature lesson, 2nd graders listen to the story Cinderella from a variety of cultural standpoints. They discuss as a class the various way the story is depicted in different cultures and...
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The Twelve Months: A Slavic Cinderella Variant

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students locate Slavic countries and identify a few characteristics of those countries. They read and/or listen to the Slavic tale, "The Twelve Months," and compare this version with another Cinderella story.
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Tattercoats

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read the English folktale, "Tattercoats," identify basic literary terms, and respond to writing prompts. They compare and contrast with another Cinderella story version and create a graphic response to the story.
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Will the Real Cinderella Please Stand Up?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders learn that folk stories can be told in many ways and learn to write their own Cinderella story and script according to their own gender or culture.
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Digital Sexism Quiz

For Students 7th - 12th
In this digital age quiz, students respond to 10 true or false questions based on their opinions of gender bias in contemporary society.
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O Greek Shape! O Fair Pose!

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the black-figure painting style of ancient Greece and its influence on Neoclassical artists during the 18th century, as seen in drawing, painting and silhouettes, or shadow portraits. In this ancient art lesson,...
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The Coin and the Fable: Alaska quarter reverse

For Teachers 4th
An Alaskan quarter and a book of fables is what you'll need to start this lesson. Learners will use the image of the bear and the salmon found on the reverse side of the Alaskan quarter as inspiration. They will compose a fable about the...
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The Art Miles Mural Project

For Teachers K - 12th
Learners create over twelve hundred miles of themed murals for an art project. They discuss what they want their theme to be and practice drawing the pictures before painting the mural.
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Math and Native Americans

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore how math is relevant to Native Americans. Students investigate Indian culture through geometry. They describe and create geometric polygons and patterns. Students problem solve with tangram patterns to make Indian...
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Cultures Around the World

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the types of celebrations around the world. They create pictures of animals speaking another language than their own and draw flags of countries around the world. They also retell a folktale to their classmates.