Lessons for Folktales

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  • Readers' Theatre with African and Chinese Folktales - … a folktale is by asking questions like: What is folklore? What is a folktale and what elements are common in a folktale? (Folklore … lesson, have five students share their family story (folktale). Use Appendix B: (Family Story (Folktale) Assignment and Rubric) to assess them. Explain … by word of mouth; folklore includes songs, rhymes, stories (folktales), and jokes. Folktales stories passed by word of mouth specific to a …
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  • Different Strokes For Different Folktales - … ) 8. The Knee-High Man (African-American folktale) (p. 25) 9. Medio Pollito (Hispanic folktale) (p. 25) 10. The Pied Piper of … that in this lesson they will listen to two folktales. Explain that a folktale is a story from a country where the … a. It Could Always Be Worse (Yiddish folktale) b. The Knee-High Man (African-American folktale) 3. Skill Objective(s) a. The … will use the Venn Diagram to compare two folktales from different countries. These folktales have a similar message. 4. Show the students …
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  • Unifying Theme - Folktales (African American, Chinese, Japanese and Korean) - … book, American Negro Folktales, the use of mermaids in folktales is seen as showing a European influence upon Black folktales. The mermaid tales … people. Within these themes there are several other books of folktales and folktales themselves which deal with these themes. In the Origins … American versions of ideas taken from Korean folktales. Materials: Korean folktales. Paper, pens, pencils Background: Since folktales tell us a lot about values …
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  • Asian Fables and Folktales - … fables and folktales. 4. Students will be able to identify and label folktales and fables. II. Second Grade, Asian Fables and Folktales 2005 … the words after you. Ask the students: What is a folktale? A folktale is an anonymous, traditional story. What is an orphan … the words after you. Ask the students: What is a folktale? A folktale is an anonymous, traditional story. What does it mean … the words after you. Ask the students: What is a folktale? A folktale is an anonymous, traditional story. What does it mean …
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  • Storytelling - … unit, students will learn about the origin of folktales, fairytales, myths, legends, fables, and folktales. They will then use this knowledge as … story they heard yesterday, Talk, is called a "folktale." Write the vocabulary word "folktale" and its definition on the board. Guide students … Writing Institute 25 Appendix G Wall Chart of Six Genres Folktales Folktale - true "oral tradition" No one knows who the original author …
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  • Japanese Folktales - … to Japanese folktales. Target Grade Level: K-8 Essential Questions: -What do folktales tell about a country's culture? -How do folktales in … collection of American folktale books. Learning About Our World Japan - 23 Lessons about Japanese Folktales 4. A collection of Japanese folktale books. The … or have them read an American folktale of the teacher's choosing. 3. Discuss this folktale using the similar questions as in …
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  • The Magic Orange Tree - … the folktale. Teacher Preparation/Materials: • Group set of Haitian Folktales information (pre-cut) • A copy of “The Magic Orange Tree.” This folktale is … . The magic orange tree and other Haitian folktales. Knopf, New York 144-150 HAITIAN FOLKTALES “The Magic Orange Tree” 1. Storytelling is … group will have 5 minutes to introduce and perform their folktale. Your folktale must present the theme you have for your tale …
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  • Myths and Legends - … what makes the story a folktale focusing on the characteristics of a folktale. Remind the students that folktales are storie s that mirror … the lesson by reviewing what makes the trickster stories folktales. Emphasize that folktales are stories that mirror human behavior in a fanciful … of selected classic fairytales, folktales, legends and fables. b. Demonstrate familiarity with a variety of classic fiction, folktales and poetry. 2. Lesson …
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  • Folklore and Culture - … today they will be introduced to folktales and read "The Most Wonderful Gift". Discuss how folktales are different than legends and fables … or animals that are represented with human interests and passions. FOLKTALES Folktales deal with adventures, both believable and fantastic of the common … . 3. Write a short summary of your folktale. Who were the characters in your folktale? What mistakes did they make? What was …
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  • Mountain Humor: Tell Me a Folktale - … Lesson 2 Tell Me a Folktale Objectives: + To evaluate students knowledge of folktales and facilitate discussion of folktale characteristics + To provide students with … of Appalachian Folktales by Tina L. Hanlon + Bibliographies: Background Resources on Appalachian Folktales and Storytelling by Tina L. Hanlon + Bibliographies: Appalachian Folktales in … opinion, why you enjoyed or did not enjoy each folktale; explain which folktale you would recommend, why or why not, to whom …
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