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Fairy Tales Theme Units

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  • Use this 'Color and Write: Castle (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Castle (primary)'. Picture of a medieval castle to color, and wide lines to write about it.
  • Black-bordered lined and unlined paper with a picture of a cute b/w dragon at the top of the page. Great for poetry, reports, etc.
  • Follow the simple pattern to make a king for use with a unit on fairy tales, royalty, or the letter K.
  • Use this 'Book: Golden Goose (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Golden Goose (elementary)'. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension. A great accompaniment to Diane Paterson's retelling of the Grimm Brothers' classic.
  • "The cutest dragon lived in the enchanted forest. The dragon loved to..." Thirteen dragon-themed prompts on one page.
  • This Favorite Fairy Tale Survey is perfect to practice graphing skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Favorite Fairy Tale Survey. Use this form to record people's favorite fairy tales. Ten titles are suggested and blank spaces are also included. Good tallying practice.
  • Use this 'Color and Write: Castle (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Color and Write: Castle (elem)'. Picture of a medieval castle to color, and lines to write about it.
  • [member-created document] This document was made with the abcteach word search puzzle tool. NOTES: Find the Cinderella theme words hidden in this castle-shaped word search.
  • Use this 'Venn diagram: Cinderella and Yeh Shen (upper elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Venn diagram: Cinderella and Yeh Shen (upper elementary)'. Use this Venn diagram to compare Cinderella and Yeh Shen.
  • Use this 'Book: My Father's Dragon (elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: My Father's Dragon (elem)'. Multiple choice and short answer comprehension questions, a writing prompt, and more to review the first book in Ruth Stiles Gannett's "My Father's Dragon" series.
  • 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.
  • Ten fairy tale story starters.
  • Pictures with words make these six cards useful for a variety of activities: flashcards, picture prompts, etc. Print two sets for a memory game.
  • Use this 'Book: Snow White (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Snow White (elementary)'. A great accompaniment to Paul Heins' translation of the Grimm Brothers' classic. Enhances vocabulary and comprehension.
  • Use this 'Poetry Prompts: Fairy Tales (upper elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Poetry Prompts: Fairy Tales (upper elem)'. An introduction to some basic poetic structures, including alliteration, similes, and acrostics, using fairy tale themes.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - The Golden Goose (Elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - The Golden Goose (Elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from the fairy tale of "The Golden Goose", to practice story sequencing. Color, cut out, and arrange correctly.
  • From "bad wolf" to "unicorn". These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
  • 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: 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 'Book: The Ugly Duckling (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: The Ugly Duckling (elementary)'. A great accompaniment to the Hans Christian Andersen classic.
  • Create a bar graph to show information about favorite fairy tales.
  • Write about fairy tales using this acrostic form, illustrated with a picture of a medieval castle.
  • Color this picture of a gingerbread house, or trace and cut out to make a great shapebook.
  • Cloze exercise, true/false comprehension, story sequencing, and an art and writing activity to go with almost any version of Red Riding Hood.
  • Draw the setting of a fairy tale based on the description in the text.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Good, Bad, Magic (primary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Good, Bad, Magic (primary)'. Fairy tales always have 3 ingredients. There is something that is good, something bad, and something magic. Draw a picture of the good, the bad, and the magic in the story.
  • 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.
  • 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?)
  • Use this 'Book: Rumpelstiltskin (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Rumpelstiltskin (elementary)'. A great accompaniment to the Grimm Brothers' classic.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Use this 'Paper Bag Puppets: Goldilocks and the Three Bears' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Paper Bag Puppets: Goldilocks and the Three Bears'.
  • Use this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Snow White (elementary)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Story Sequencing: Fairy Tales - Snow White (elementary)'. Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from "Snow White", 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.