ERIC Number: ED476533
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Aug-20
Reference Count: N/A
Cinderella Folk Tales: Variations in Plot and Setting. [Lesson Plan].
The Cinderella story resonates with its audience--500 versions of the tale have been told in Europe alone, and related stories are told in cultures all over the globe. In America too, the classic tale, re-envisioned in print and other media, continues to be popular. What changes does the Cinderella tale undergo when it is transported from one culture to another? This lesson plan for a unit on the Cinderella story intended for children in grades 3-5: cites subject areas, time required, and skills developed; provides an introduction; presents learning objectives; poses guiding questions; gives tips for teachers preparing to teach the lesson; suggests (and delineates) five classroom activities; offers suggestions for extending the lesson; lists Web resources; addresses standards alignment; and provides worksheets for plot and setting elements in Cinderella. (NKA)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Class Activities, Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment, Elementary Education, Fairy Tales, Folk Culture, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Student Educational Objectives, Units of Study
For full text: http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson_index.asp.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Council of the Great City Schools, Washington, DC.; MCI WorldCom, Arlington, VA.; National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A