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Fairy Tales, in General

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Posted in Beginner, Elementary, Fairy tales, Intermediate

A theme page with lesson plans and materials about less well-known fairy tales for all levels.

More Fairy Tales: Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, Cinderella, The Emperor’s New Clothes, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Rumpelstiltskin

Warm-up

Tar Heel Reader | Fairy Tales

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)

 

 

If Rapunzel were a guy - Bropunzel - YouTube

If Rapunzel were a guy – Bropunzel – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/3JnhQX4IsYQWe made this video to show how ridiculous it is for women to wait around to be saved by a prince. Our daughters deserve more! (yr 6-9)

Songs

Fairy Tales and Princesses - YouTube

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!

 

Vocabulary

             Fairytale and Fantasy Flashcards

Fairytale and Fantasy Flashcardshttp://bogglesworldesl.com/fairytale_flashcards.htm Flash Cards with sentences to print out and play with 

 

 

Fantasy Genre Worksheetshttp://bogglesworldesl.com/fantasy_worksheets.htm Several activities with fantasy vocabulary                             …

 

Lesson Plans

Fairy Tale Reading Unit - The Curriculum Corner 123

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)

 

 

 

Reading

Classic Fairy Tales

Classic Fairy Taleshttp://www.classicfairytales.com/Read-Along Storybooks; you can follow the text, 1:1 or IWB (year 5-7)         …

 


Short Stories: Classic Fairy Tales

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!

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)

List of Fairy Tales

List of Fairy Taleshttp://www.fairytales.biz/list.htmlEnjoy reading public domain stories for children from our list of classic fairy tales. Click your browser back button to return to this list of famous fairy tales. (yr 8)

 

Listening

Fairytales: podcast online for esl: listen - read - download

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?

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)

 

Viewing

 

Animated stories for children - talking books - videos

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 - YouTube

Jingle – YouTubehttps://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=JingleA playlist of several famous fairy tales animated by Jingle Toons (yr 4-7)

 

 Simsala - YouTube

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

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

 

Hansel and Gretel - Animated stories for children - talking books - video

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.

Writing

 

Exploring Genre | How to Write a Fairy Tale

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

 

Games

 

Quizfreak - How Well Do You Know These Children’s 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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