Fairytales & Folklore

Fairytales & Folklore


What are the characteristics of traditional stories? And what is the role of folk stories and fairytales in different cultures?

Use the Fairytales & Folklore Resource Bundle to answer these questions and engage your students in a study of literature from different cultures around the world.

Australian Curriculum Links: ACELT1594ACELT1602

This resource is delivered as a 13 page PDF in A4 size.

So, what's included?

✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!

✓ Engaging 600-word article entitled A Grimm Tale targeted at a 8-11 year old audience, about the Brothers Grimm - fathers of the fairytale.

✓ Glossary of unfamiliar terms found in the above story to build understanding and vocabulary.

✓ Pre- and Post- reading quiz to assess reading comprehension.

✓ Tri-level question guide about the above article.

✓ Myths, Legends, Fairytales and Fables cut-and-paste activity asks students to label the characteristics of each type of story in order to learn the difference between them.

✓ Fairytale Story Board template.

✓ Wanted Poster template for students to describe the appearance and crime of their favourite fairytale baddie.

Purchase Issue 10 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.

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