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68 reviewed resources for grimm's fairy tales

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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.  
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Fairies and Folk

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Disney versus Grimm? To launch a five-week unit on fairy and folk tales, class members compare modern versions of these classic stories with more original versions. The richly detailed unit, while largely teacher led, encourages middle...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 Pied Piper vs. The City of Hamelin

For Teachers 8th
How would the Pied Piper recover his damages from the deceptive citizens of Hamelin if the story took place today? Explore one of the Pied Piper's options with a short play that depicts a court case in which he sues the city of Hamelin...
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Bill Irwin: All in a Day's Work

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students perform for an audience. In this performing arts lesson, students explore the work of actor Bill Irwin in a variety of roles. Students direct and perform a fairy tale in small groups .
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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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The Water of Life

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students listen to the fairy tale "The Water of Life" by the Brothers Grimm. Using the text, they answer comprehension questions and retell the story to their classmates. They identify the plot and the main characters and role play...
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Little Red Riding Hood

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The Little Red Riding Hood is the focus of a lesson 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 Venn diagram—a...
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Color in Paintings

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the color in paintings. In this visual arts instructional activity, students explore the 1821 painting by Jacques-Louis David and identify the colors in the art piece. Students write an original fairy tale and create an...
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Sumday Comics

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
An incredibly creative and rich language arts lesson plan awaits you. In it, young lovers of fairy tales create an original comic strip that's based on the fairy tale of their choosing. The text and pictures are all done by the kids...
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Cinderella Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students watch the original 1957 television production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA starring Julie Andrews. They write their "own" version of the beloved fairy tale. However, theirs have a twist.
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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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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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Cinderella for Grade 1

For Students 1st
In this Cinderella worksheet, 1st graders read 5 pages of text, draw illustrations and answer 5 comprehension questions. This worksheet includes links to 2 web sites that provided additional activities and lesson ideas.
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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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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...