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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Princess and the Pea

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Enrich a primary grade unit on fairy tales with this printable version of the classic story "The Princess and the Pea." With a simple story structure and a blend of short and long sentences, this is a great resource for developing the...
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Stuart Little: Novel Study

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Author E.B. White once had a dream about a small boy who acted like a rat, and that is how he conceived of his classic children's novel, Stuart Little. Using the novel study, scholars answer some questions based on their reading. Next,...
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The Learning Network: Re-envisioning Classic Stories

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Readers reflect on enjoyable stories they know, brainstorm criteria that make a story "good," analyze a New York Times article about innovative children's performances, re-envision classics on their own, and peer edit drafts. Use this as...
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The Jungle Book

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Being raised by wolves has its advantages. An eBook gives readers the chance to experience Rudyard Kipling's classic novel The Jungle Book, a story about a boy named Mowgli who wants to stay with the wolves that raised him instead of...
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Introduction Lesson to the Book Where the Red Fern Grows

For Teachers 4th - 6th
An excellent lesson plan on the classic book, Where the Red Fern Grows. Learners view the W. Wilson Rawls website and engage in a series of activities generated by the website. They write in their reflective journals, watch a video, and...
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Minibook: Goldilocks and the Three Bears- A Retelling of the Traditional Tale

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Put a new spin on the classic fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" with this printable book. Offering an easy-to-follow repetitive story structure with simple one and two syllable words, this is an excellent resource for...
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Folklore and Fairytales: A Guide to Using Traditional Tales and Reimagined Classics

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Every culture has its own stories to tell. An interesting educator's guide shares a large collection of fairytales and folktales, some from different cultures and some re-creations of classics. A summary and brief teaching ideas...
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Little Red Hen

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Engage young learners in reading classic folk tales with this printable version of The Little Red Hen. The simple language and repetitive structure of the story make it perfect for children working on developing their fluency. Two...
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Charlotte's Web

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore literature by reading a classic children's book. In this story analysis instructional activity, students read the book Charlotte's Web and answer reading comprehension questions about the characters, plot and themes....
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Using Picture Books to Celebrate Diversity

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Help young learners develop social awareness and tolerance by integrating these books into your lessons.
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The City Mouse and the Country Mouse

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Support the growth of your emergent readers with this printable version of the classic fable "The City Mouse and the Country Mouse." Including supporting illustrations and simple dialogue, this story is perfect for developing the fluency...
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Ugly Duckling

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Engage young readers to explore classic fairy tales with their very own copy of "The Ugly Duckling." With clear illustrations and an easy-to-follow repetitive structure, this printable book is perfect for developing the reading skills of...
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Gingerbread Man

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Present young readers with the gift of literature by giving them this printable version of the classic fairy tale "The Gingerbread Man". Including clear illustrations and a repetitive structure, this story will engage and support...
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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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Young Readers Make Inferences with Little Bear

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Maurice Sendak’s illustrations reveal implicit truth in the classic children's book Little Bear.
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Phonemic Alliteration Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Old MacDonald had a ... dragon? A shared reading of this funny take on the classic children's song engages beginning readers as they learn about phonemes and alliteration.
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Little Women

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The March sisters (Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy) have delighted readers for more 100 years—and they continue gaining young fans every day. An eBook of the classic novel, Little Women, provides a more modern look, but it does so without taking...
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Compose a Collaborative Play

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils simulate the characters and plot from the classic children's book Charlotte's Web. After reading the book and viewing scenes from the movie, the class creates their own production of this well-loved tale. Tip: Record the play so...
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Treasure Island: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Pirates ahoy! Readers go on an adventure using a novel study for Treasure Island as they research and write about a modern-day pirate story. Additionally, scholars practice writing similes and alliteration before answering comprehension...
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The Swiss Family Robinson: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What items would most people want to have with them if they were stranded on a desert island? Using the novel study for The Swiss Family Robinson, scholars attempt to answer the question from their own perspectives. They also explore...
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Big Red Novel Study

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Big Red is a classic tale of love at first sight ... between a teenage boy and an Irish setter. Using a novel study, scholars write about their impressions of main characters and answer questions about the text, practice vocabulary, and...
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You Are What You Eat

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Youngsters listen to the story of Gregory the Terrible Eater and write a similar story using the same pattern. In the new book, Herman is requested to eat things that are nouns. They must supply the correct part of speech for the class...
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Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Kids color and then assemble a re-imagined copy of Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? Although the complete text of Bill Martin's classic children's book is included, Eric Carle's illustrations have been replaced with line drawings.
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Dr. Seuss Comes to Middle School Math Class

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
If you think Dr. Seuss has no place in a math classroom, then take a look at this resource. Based on the classic children's book Green Eggs and Ham, this sequence of activities engages children learning to model real-world contexts with...