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Fairy Tales Theme Units

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  • Color this picture of a gingerbread house, or trace and cut out to make a great shapebook.
  • Use this 'Book: Goldilocks (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Goldilocks (elementary)'. A great accompaniment to the classic fairy tale, as retold by Lorida Bryan Cauley. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension.
  • This Castle (color) Shape Puzzle is perfect to practice geometry skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Castle (color) Shape Puzzle. Cut out the shapes and arrange them into this shape of a castle.
  • Use this 'Book Report Form: Fairy Tale 1' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book Report Form: Fairy Tale 1'. Wide-lined book report form to go with any fairy tale.
  • Use this 'Book: The Elves and the Shoemaker (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The Elves and the Shoemaker (elementary)'. A great accompaniment to the Grimm Brothers' classic. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension.
  • Use this 'Comprehension: The Frog Prince (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Comprehension: The Frog Prince (elementary)'. The complete text of the Grimms' fairy tale is included, with two pages of vocabulary and comprehension questions.
  • Use this 'Book Report Form: Fairy Tale (primary/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book Report Form: Fairy Tale (primary/elem)'. Book report form to go with any fairy tale.
  • Use this 'Mini-Unit: Fantasy and Reality (elem/upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Mini-Unit: Fantasy and Reality (elem/upper elem)'. Several activity suggestions, as well as practical worksheets, to help students understand the difference between fantasy, realistic fiction, and reality.
  • Use this 'Fairy Tale: Jack and the Giant Pepper (middle school)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Fairy Tale: Jack and the Giant Pepper (middle school)'. The tale of a boy who trades a panda for a pepper (??) is available at four different levels, with increasingly advanced vocabulary and activities. The middle school level includes reading comprehension, inference questions, metaphor and simile work, and exercises in understanding appropriate for middle school readers.
  • This Castle (b/w) Shape Puzzle is perfect to practice geometry skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Castle (b/w) Shape Puzzle. Cut out the shapes and arrange them into this shape of a castle.
  • [Created with abctools] Find the dragon-theme words from "castle" to "wings" in this castle-shaped word search.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Hansel and Gretel (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Hansel and Gretel (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from "Hansel and Gretel", to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.
  • Cloze exercise, true/false comprehension, story sequencing, and an art and writing activity to go with almost any version of Rapunzel.
  • Use this 'Writing Prompts: Pumpkins (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Writing Prompts: Pumpkins (elementary)'. Five great writing prompts for pumpkin-themed fairy tales (from "Gourdilocks and the Three Hares" to "Jack and the Pumpkin Vine"). Creative fun!
  • A retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's tale of a Chinese emperor and a nightingale, with review questions after each paragraph.
  • The texts for six of Grimm's stories (The Frog King, Bearskin, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, King Thrushbeard, and Cinderella), translated into English from the original German. Available to accompany our "Grimm Stories" unit, or just for entertaining reading.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Rumpelstiltskin (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Rumpelstiltskin (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from "Rumpelstiltskin", to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.
  • The tale of a boy who trades a panda for a pepper (??) is available at four different levels. This level includes reading comprehension questions, a word search, and more activities appropriate for elementary readers.
  • Use this 'Book: Cinderella (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Cinderella (elementary)'. A great accompaniment to the 1955 Caldecott winning version by Marcia Brown. Enhances comprehension and vocabulary.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tale - The Ugly Duckling (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tale - The Ugly Duckling (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from Hans Christian Andersen's classic "The Ugly Duckling", to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.
  • Cut and Paste the parts of a dragon to create your own paper bag puppet.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - The Three Wishes (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - The Three Wishes (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from the fairy tale "The Three Wishes", to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Little Red Riding Hood (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Little Red Riding Hood (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from Little Red Riding Hood, to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - The Elves and the Shoemaker (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - The Elves and the Shoemaker (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from "The Elves and the Shoemaker", to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.
  • "The first chair was too _____." Write and illustrate an alternate version (or a faithful rendition) of the Goldilocks and the Three Bears. In this version, the adjectives are removed from the story.
  • Re-tell the story and map the route the gingerbread man takes with this one page review worksheet. This worksheet should work with any version of the classic story.
  • This Castle Shapes Board Game is perfect to practice geometry skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Castle Shapes Board Game. Spin the wheel and advance to the corresponding shape. This castle-themed game is a fun way to master basic shapes.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompt: Dragon Alliterations (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompt: Dragon Alliterations (elem)'. Briefly explains alliteration and encourages students to write their own tongue twisters on the theme of dragons.
  • Targeted questions in a "biography form" for a fairy tale character.
  • "Stop!" cried the ____. I am hungry!" Write and illustrate an alternate version (or a faithful rendition) of the Gingerbread Man. In this version, the animal names are removed from the story.
  • Paper bag puppets for the twig pig, straw pig, brick pig, and the big bad wolf.
  • The Princess Easter needs eggs for the Easter party, but someone has stolen the chickens. What will she do? A modern "fairy tale" (and reading comprehension).
  • Put the sentences in this retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's story in order. Then develop imagination and prediction skills by writing a different possible ending.
  • Cloze exercise, true/false comprehension, story sequencing, and an art and writing activity to go with almost any version of Jack and the Beanstalk.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Cinderella (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Cinderella (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from Cinderella, to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.
  • "The ball started at 8:30 p.m. Cinderella came 90 minutes late to the ball. What time did Cinderella arrive?" Eight time-related word problems with a fairy tale theme.
  • This Castle Shapes Board Game (color) is perfect to practice geometry skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Castle Shapes Board Game (color). Spin the wheel and advance to the corresponding shape. This colorful castle-themed game is a fun way to master basic shapes.
  • This Fairy Tale Money (elem) Word Problems is perfect to practice problem solving skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Fairy Tale Money (elem) Word Problems. "Rapunzel had $10 to spend on hair ribbons. She spent $2.50 for a blue ribbon, $3.25 for a green ribbon and $1.99 for a pink ribbon. How much money did she have left over?" Eight money word problems with a fairy tale theme.
  • "Snow White lived with the Seven Dwarfs. Grumpy and Sleepy went to visit friends. What fraction of the dwarfs stayed home?" Eight fraction word problems with a fairy tale theme.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Goldilocks and the Three Bears (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Goldilocks and the Three Bears (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from the tale of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears", to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.