A theme page with lesson plans and materials about less well-known fairy tales for all levels.
Tar Heel Reader | Fairy Taleshttp://tarheelreader.org/2012/09/29/fairy-tales-3/A short e-book explaining what fairy tales are (yr 2-4)
A cartoonist smashes a sexist fairy tale trope in one hilarious swoop.http://www.upworthy.com/a-cartoonist-smashes-a-sexist-fairy-tale-trope-in-one-hilarious-swoop?c=ufb5Stories for a better world. A cartoonist smashes a sexist fairy tale trope in one hilarious swoop (yr 7-9)
Fairy Tales and Princesses – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLF53D1F5203FDAA37These are the classic tales and stories that we’ve turned into songs for children. Enjoy!
Fairytale and Fantasy Flashcardshttp://bogglesworldesl.com/fairytale_flashcards.htm Flash Cards with sentences to print out and play with
Fairy Tales worksheet – Free ESL printable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/fairy_tales/beginner-prea1/84142Pictionary on the most famous fairy tales. Pictures and names of the fairytales (yr 3-8)
Fairy Tale Reading Unit – The Curriculum Corner 123http://www.thecurriculumcorner.com/thecurriculumcorner123/2012/11/09/fairy-tale-unit/This fairy tales unit of study has been created by The Curriculum Corner and is a complete reading workshop unit. Download the Anchor Chart (yr 5-6)
Jack and the Beanstalk | LearnZillionhttps://learnzillion.com/resources/73849-jack-and-the-beanstalkA close reading unit for literary text (yr 3-5) Common Sense Privacy Evaluation
Reading “The Story of the Three Bears” | LearnZillionhttps://learnzillion.com/resources/72424-close-reading-literature-the-story-of-the-three-bearsA close reading unit for literary text (yr 3-5) Common Sense Privacy Evaluation
Short Stories: Classic Fairy Taleshttp://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/Collections/ClasFair.shtmlA reading list of well-known fairy tales in a simple format (year 6-8)
8 Most Popular Fairy Tales – Adapted For Your ESL Classroom!http://busyteacher.org/3434-8-most-popular-fairy-tales-adapted-for-your-esl.htmlThis worksheet contains adapted and simplified versions of the 8 most popular fairy tales that your learners will surely know. Let students work in groups and rewrite/retell the story in their own words (yr 7-8)
Fairytales: podcast online for esl: listen – read – downloadhttp://www.agendaweb.org/listening/podcast-fairytales.htmlA long list of fairy tales to listen to. Have the students retell it in groups and then write down their own version (yr 5-8)
BBC Learning English – 6 Minute English / What’s in a fairy tale? (6 min) http://ow.ly/nmK830bi1CaSophie and Neil talk about traditional fairy tales for the adult market and teach you some magical vocabulary (yr 8-9)
An educational potpourri of Disney’s fairy tales (yr 2-4)
Animated stories for children – talking books – videoshttp://www.agendaweb.org/videos/animated-stories-children.htmlTALKING BOOKS – ANIMATED STORIES . Illustrated stories for children to learn English with subtitles. Stories, fables and fairy tales with audio and script.
Jingle – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=JingleA playlist of several famous fairy tales animated by Jingle Toons (yr 4-7)
Simsala – YouTube (appr. 25min each) https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=SimsalaA list of Grimm Brothers’ Fairy Tales on Youtube. No text (yr 6-8)
Sand Animation Presents – Alice In Wonderland – YouTube (8:25) https://youtu.be/haEXS0vcB24Sand Animation Presents – Alice In WonderSand by Magdalena Bak, 150 Years of Lewis Carroll’s Alice In Wonderland. Watch after reading the story, the students can describe what’s happening in simple sentences
Animated stories for children – talking books – videohttps://eduteach.es/videos/animated-stories-children.htmlTALKING BOOKS – ANIMATED STORIES. Illustrated stories fables and fairy tales learn English with subtitles.
Story maker | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/make-your-own/story-makerStory maker Make your own story with just a few words
Exploring Genre | How to Write a Fairy Talehttp://writeshop.com/genres-how-to-write-a-fairy-tale/Teach kids how to write a fairy tale using important elements of magic, enchantment, and plot twists!
Fractured Fairy Taleshttp://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/fairytales/Once upon a time, in a beautiful kingdom, in a splendid castle, there lived a prince who wanted to marry a real princess. This page gives an idea of how to write a short story Common Sense Privacy Evaluation
Two games identifying various fairytales
Quizfreak – How Well Do You Know These Children’s Fairytales?http://www.quizfreak.co.uk/how-well-do-you-know-these-childrens-fairytales/index.htmlDo you think you can identify these fairytales from one clue? Let’s see how much you remember from your childhood!
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