Lessons and Activities That Help Kids Explore Story Elements, Appreciate Different Cultures, and Compare 10 Versions of This Timeless Fairy Tale
By Kathleen M. Hollenbeck
Capture the magic of this beloved fairy tale with this rich collection of activities based on 10 picture books from China, South Africa, Ireland, the Caribbean, and beyond. Engaging activities and reproducibles help children compare and contrast story elements, learn about different cultures, and build skills in math, social studies, science, language arts, and more. Read, discuss, and enjoy the wonderful, diverse worlds of Cinderella! 80 pages.
EL '03: Character Dialogue (Drama)What if characters from different stories met each other? What advice would they give each other? What questions would they ask? Have students work in pairs to choose two characters from different stories. Challenge children to think of a brief dialogue the characters might have and perform it for the class.