English Language Arts Grade 2
Reading: Literature Standard 9
Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
Cowboys and Castles: Interacting With Fractured Texas Tales
This lesson explores the way versions of fairy tales are created and challenges the students to create one of their own.
Fairy Tales Around the World
In this unit of six lessons, from EDSITEment, students will read and learn to understand fairy tales so that they can better comprehend the structures of literature as well as for the sake of the wonder, pleasure, and human understanding these stories can provide in their own right.
The Meaning Behind the Mask
Students explore the cultural significance of masks, discuss the use of masks in stories, and then investigate the role masks play in ceremonies and on special occasions in various African cultures. After students have studied these masks, they are then given an opportunity to choose a familiar story and make simple masks to perform the story.
Under the Deep Blue Sea
In this lesson, students have the opportunity to explore oceans and ocean life. Through creative writing and research projects, students will learn about the ocean and the creatures that live there. This resource is located on the Edsitement website.
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