The Snow Queen Study Guide

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Your students may be more familiar with Disney's Frozen than its source material, "The Snow Queen" by Hans Christian Andersen, but after a theater lesson on the story's characters, author, and adaptation to the stage, they'll understand how the themes of one version blend into the next.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Use in a unit on folktales or when preparing for a school play that requires a familiarity with stagecraft
  • Have learners write a short script for another well-known story and perform in front of the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Elementary learners focus on the story and its adaptation to the stage, while middle schoolers work on staging their own stories
  • Video and audio versions of the stories require access to the Internet
  • Lessons are focused on "The Snow Queen" and its stage adaptation, but other stories by Hans Christian Andersen are included

  • A list of additional resources augment the lesson in both language arts and theater
  • Activities are differentiated by grade level and subject
  • Provides a helpful list of theater roles and responsibilities

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