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31 reviewed resources for charles perrault

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A Fairy Tale By Any Other Name

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Many classic tales, like "Cinderella," can be found worldwide. Bacis events are similar, but each retelling is molded by the culture in which it exists. Present your class with several version of tale (links provided) and have them...
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Searching for Stars

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Positive character traits in literature are explored in this character development and literacy lesson. Learners listen to Cinderella by Charles Perrault and Little Gold Star by Robert D. San Souci, followed by a discussion comparing the...
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Puss in Boots

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Listen to a 15-minute audiobook featuring the Charles Perrault version of "Puss in Boots" by Andrew Lang. The popular fairy tale features one extraordinary cat and his adventures on his way to becoming a lord. 
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Multicultural Fairy Tales

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils 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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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...
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Vantage Points - Multiple Perspectives: Task 1 Day 3

For Teachers 8th Standards
The class considers parent-child relationships in relation to how they have been portrayed in classical and modern mediums. They view video clips and read excerpts from fairy tales and news paper articles to explore the evil-step parent...
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Vantage Points: Task 2

For Teachers 8th
Learners discover how authors use older texts to write modern fiction by reading (and eventually writing) a fairy tale of their own. They work in groups to compare and contrast evil step-parents, analyze texts, and create a story board...
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The Sleeping Beauty

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Listen to "The Sleeping Beauty," one of the most romantic and chivalrous fairy tales ever written. The story of love and heroism comes in an audiobook format, which provides a classically narrative presentation.
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Little Red Riding Hood

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The Little Red Riding Hood is the focus of a instructional activity that challenges scholars to compare and contrast two different versions. After writing a summary, readers listen carefully to both versions of the tale then complete a...
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Twice Upon a Time: Multi-Cultural Cinderella

For Teachers 3rd
Engage your learners in a cross-cultural study by having them read, compare, and contrast various Cinderella stories from different cultures around the world. From this exercise, they will learn that plot element can seem different, but...
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Do You Know What You Just Read?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students answer reading comprehension questions using the "story grammar" technique. They listen to a story and then answer questions using the technique: main character, setting, main events, and resolution. Students complete an...
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Cinderella Project

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students compare and contrast the stories of "Cinderella" and "Little Gold Star." Students discuss the magic helper in both stories. Students become the magic helper by bestowing random acts of kindness on others. Students receive stars...
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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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Comparing African, American, and European Folktales

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars listen to John Steptoe's story, "Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters," and then identify similarities and differences between an African, a Native American, and a European folktale.
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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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Mary Had A Little Lamb

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders listen and observe the role play of the various versions of the poem. They take notes while listening and observing and develop their own versions of "Mary Had a Little Lamb".
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Fairy Tales

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read and analyze fairy tales. They discuss the story elements of a fairy tale, compare/contrast various fairy tales, complete an Anticipation Guide, and write an essay comparing the structure of a fairy tale to the structure of...
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Identifying Genre and Subgenre #2

For Students 9th
In this identifying genre and subgenre #2 worksheet, 9th graders read 17 short summaries, then select the genre and subgenre from the choices given and explain their choice in writing.
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LA CENERENTOLA (Cinderella)

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students 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 theatrical...
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Dramatizing Tam's Slipper

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate the Japanese version of the Cinderella tale. In this fairy tale lesson, students read Tam's Slipper and construct a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the tale with the American version.
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LA CENERENTOLA (Cinderella)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research Cinderella stories from different cultures. They explore how words, like opera, can tell a story. Students identify the unique cultural elements of various versions of the Cinderella story. identify aspects of Students...
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Cinderella Project

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine the importance of Cinderella's shoe in the Cinderella story. In this giving lesson plan, students use Cinderella as the basis to set-up a "shoe drive" for children in need. Students contribute to a class story to...
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Fairy Tales

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the elements of fairy tales. In this fairy tales lesson, 6th graders analyze several versions of Cinderella from around the world. Students graph fairy tale elements using Excel and create Venn diagrams comparing...
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Compare and Contrast the French Cinderella with Other Cultural Versions

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students first compare and contrast the traditional French Cinderella with Cinderella stories from around the world as well as the opera synopsis. Students write their own Cinderella stories, personalizing them with aspects from their...