- Appreciate diverse cultures and traditions through folklore and folktales
- Compare historic world cultures with contemporary ones
- Demonstrate understanding of the genres by responding to questions
- Follow the writing process to create writing in different genres
- Identify unique characteristics of the genre: myth, folktale, folklore, and fairy tales
- Produce written work to show evidence of knowledge of the different genres
- Read and listen to genre examples to increase knowledge of genre characteristics
- Read myths and folktales to increase knowledge of world cultures and traditions
- Respond to questions about the folktale genre to demonstrate understanding
- Tell an original folktale to class members using appropriate fluency skills
- Use Web tools to access information about different cultures
- Use Web tools to write and publish original myths, folktales, and fairy tales
Students learn the art of storytelling as they take a look at fairy tales and folktales. The lesson includes telling stories out loud as well as writing them down.
PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Students learn about myth, folktale, and fairy-tale genres with an online activity.
Students compare and contrast the different genres of myths, folktales, and fairy tales.
Students study the myth genre and make connections between their culture, myths, and history.
This rich resource from Scholastic helps students learn about and write in the genres of myths, folktales, and fairy tales. Writing workshops with professional authors are sure to fire up students' imaginations.
PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12