The Dragon and His Grandmother

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Locate a book of riddles and share a few before reading the story to spark interest 
  • Pause the story after each riddle to give learners the chance to solve them
  • Have the link readily available for class members to visit during silent reading or when they complete tasks early 
Classroom Considerations
  • Headphones enhance focus and decrease noise when pupils listen to the story independently 
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • A clickable link allows listeners to download the audio file
  • The webpage features a brief story overview and transcript 
Cons
  • The audio begins with a commercial 
  • Ads and user comments are visible