An introduction to the famous Grimm brothers, the source of their stories and their motivations for collecting them, and a reflection on the stories' resonance today are all presented in this reading comprehension.
The tale of a boy who trades a panda for a pepper (??) is available at four different levels. This unit includes detailed reading comprehension and inference questions, and more activities appropriate for upper elementary readers.
Write and illustrate an alternate version (or a faithful rendition) of the Three Pigs. Following directions, practicing word sounds, reading comprehension, basic graph skills, and more are included in this engaging multitask unit.
This unit takes a different approach to Grimm. Starting with a straight reading of six stories (available in one download on abcteach), the unit then addresses deeper meanings (What does Cinderella's shoe symbolize?), and finishes with a humorous approach (what would a social worker say about Hansel and Gretel?)