• Section 2: Fairy Tales

    Below, you will find documents/links to our daily lesson materials from class. Please note that not all materials will be posted here. Some stories, presentations, and other assignments/related materials must be picked up from Miss Muhlbaier in class.

    Note: You will need Adobe Reader to open these files. Copies of the text will require a password to open the file.


    --Quiz on Section 1

    --"Once Upon a Time: How Fairy Tales Shape Our Lives" by Jonathan Young (read article & answer questions; complete assignment)


    --Introduction to Fairy Tales & the Brothers Grimm (students took notes on the presentation)

    --Applying the Ideas Present in “Once Upon a Time: How Fairy Tales Shape Our Lives” to a Fairy Tale (students will read one of the following fairy tales and use ideas from Young's article to analyze the tale's significance: "The Frog Prince," "Hansel and Gretel," "Rapunzel," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Briar Rose," "Snow White and the Seven Drwarfs," and "Rumpelstiltskin")

    HOMEWORK: Read the Grimms' "Aschenputtel" (Cinderella) and identify the components of a fairy tale.


    --Introduction to Fairy Tale Types/Cinderella (students took notes on the presentation)

    --Comparing/Contrasting Cinderella Stories from Around the World (students will read one of the following Cinderella tales and complete a graphic organizer and respond to several questions: "Yeh-Shen," "Kongji & Patzzi," "The Wicked Stepmother," "The Golden Slipper," "Rhodopis," "The Baba Yaga," "The Hidden One," and "Maria and the Golden Slipper")

    NOTE: Most Cinderella variants were taken from this site: http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/type0510a.html


    --Fairy Tale Parody: Shrek


    --Quiz on Section 2

    --Fairy tales: are they really for children? (Philosophical Chairs)