Essay about Cinderella Stories

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Cinderella Stories Lesson Plan
Sherryl Green
Grand Canyon University: RDG:585
October 8, 2012

Lesson Plan
Cinderella Stories

ABSTRACT In this study of Cinderella Stories, second grade students will use charts and diagrams to discover the similarities and differences among stories. Students will develop writing skills using descriptive language and details. They will strengthen their comprehension skills through the use of magical Cinderella tales from different lands and apply map skills in learning which country each story comes from. These magical tales will help students to develop awareness that different Cinderella tales have much in common.

Materials
Class comparison Chart
Graphic Organizers:
Venn Diagram
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Story elements include the setting, plot, conflict, climax and resolution. 3. In pairs have students write everything they know about the story of Cinderella. Set a timer for three minutes for this activity. 4. Discuss lists in a whole group and write the student responses on the board. 5. Read aloud and interactive discussion of story elements using computer and projector. www.learner.org/interactive/story/index.html

6. The students will be taken to the computer lab to access the interactive website. Review the story elements and take an interactive assessment to be printed after completion. www.learner.org/interactive/story/index.html

7. Create a class chart to be used to compare 4 Cinderella Stories
Title setting
Author Plot
Illustrator Climax
Date of Publication Resolution
Culture or Country Magic

Reading and Writing 1. Students will write a character analysis of Cinderella and draw an illustration.
Independent Reading 1. Complete the “My Favorite Part “ handout using the traditional Cinderella Story.
Literature Circles 1. Each Literature Group will be given a Cinderella Story to read and a container of questions. 2. After reading the story group members one at a time will draw a question from the container to read and answer.
Assessment and Evaluation • The students will be assessed on class and literature group participation • Students will be assessed on the

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