How Animals Saved the People: Animal Tales from the South

How Animals Saved the People

Fairy Tales / Folklore Multi-Leveled Lesson

Fairy tales and folklore often encompass magical elements and recognizable themes as characters embark on challenging quests and exciting journeys, with stories across cultures offering countless variations. With these multi-leveled lessons, students are encouraged to record their thinking while noticing the literary elements in fairy tales and folklore. Each level includes spaces with suggested questions that you can customize to meet your learning objectives and goals.

View these templates to determine the best level for each student:

Sample: Level 1 | Level 2 | Level 3 | Level 4

Level 1

Students consider the characters, setting, beginning, middle, and end by writing or drawing.


Level 2

Students consider characters, setting, type of tale, problem, solution, and moral or lesson.


Level 3

Students consider characters, setting, type of tale, problem, solution, moral or lesson, fantastical elements, themes, and mission or quest.


Level 4

Students consider characters, setting, type of tale, problem, solution, moral or lesson, fantastical elements, themes, mission or quest, and challenges or obstacles.


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