The Six Swans

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Enlarge and print the story's illustration to display on a bulletin board or over a listening station
  • Send the link home for pupils to listen to for homework in order to complete the next day's learning activity in class
  • Post discussion questions on a classroom blog 
Classroom Considerations
  • Contains minor violent content and inappropriate language 
  • Headphones contain noise and enhance focus when scholars listen at different times
  • 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
  • The narrator speaks clearly and at a decent rate for all to follow along
  • Comes with a story summary and transcript
  • When opened, the webpage displays ads and user comments