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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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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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Fairy Tales

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class groups examine fairy tales from a feminist and a Marxist perspective, identifying how these tales present gender roles and class/power systems. The groups then script and perform their own tale that uses one of these lenses.
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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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Fabulous Fairy Tales

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Introduce your class to the elements of a fairy tale with this lesson. Learners explore the characteristics of fairy tales through reading and writing. The writing assignment is done using StoryBook Weaver, on which the pupils compose...
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Fairy Tales, Then and Now

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners read an old fairy tale and list geographical features and characters. They think about how the story might be updated to reflect their own modern setting and culture. They conclude by performing an updated version of the story.
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Fairy Tale Variations

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here are two great lessons that work together and are inspired by the Stephen Sondheim musical Into the Woods. Young writers and actors will retell the story of "The Frog Prince" through games, improvisational script writing, and song....
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The Fairy Tree

For Students 5th Standards
Read about the ways a beloved pet can help a girl meet her true love with a short fairy tale. As fifth graders read the passage, they note their inferences and answer four comprehension questions to demonstrate their understanding.
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A Tale of Two Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners develop their classification and math skills using the stories "The Three Little Pigs" (Galdone 1970) and "Cinderella" (Grimm and Grimm 1981). They compare the two stories using venn diagrams, simple maps, and problem solving.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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.