The Geography of Folk Tales

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Bring your traditional lesson on folk tales to the next level by combining it with a review of the five themes of geography! Pupils practice analyzing a story from a foreign country, apply their knowledge of the five themes, draw a map of the country from which their folk tale originated, and finally summarize the story.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations
  • You will need to locate the foreign stories to be used for the main activities, or have your pupils perform the research to find them
  • Learners should already have foundational knowledge of the five themes of geography before beginning this lesson
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Pros
  • Engaging instructional activity
  • Multiple possible cross-curricular adaptations
Cons
  • None