Fiction Lesson Plan

Lesson Focus: Latin American Folktales (Bolivia); personification
Literary Models: “The Revolt of the Utensils” (From Tacana, Bolivia) and “The Mouse King (From Bolivia by Amalia de Ordónez)”, both from Latin American Folktales: Stories from Hispanic and Indian Traditions edited by John Bierhorst.
Grade Level:
3
4
5
Lesson Focus: Character creation, description
Literary Models: "Li Chi Slays the Serpent" from Favorite Folktales From Around the World, Edited by Jane Yolen
Grade Level:
3
4
5
Lesson Focus: to introduce fairy tales, create alternative endings, to develop sense of story and plot
Literary Models: "The Twelve Brothers" by the Brothers Grimm and "The Eleventh Brother" by Jean Valentine
Grade Level:
3
4
5
Lesson Focus: fables, personification, anthropomorphizing, moral
Literary Models: The Lion and the Mouse, by Aesop
Grade Level:
2
3
4
5
6
Lesson Focus: fables, personification, anthropomorphizing, moral
Literary Models: The Lion and the Mouse, by Aesop
Grade Level:
2
3
4
5
6
Lesson Focus: Character creation and development
Literary Models: "The Little Glass Man," by Gianni Rodari
Grade Level:
4
5
Lesson Plan:
Lesson Focus: Description, paragraph basics
Literary Models: Into the Land of the Unicorns by Bruce Coville
Grade Level:
4
5
Lesson Plan:
Lesson Focus: description, detail, place
Literary Models: The Hobbit, by JRR Tolkien
Grade Level:
4
5
Lesson Focus: write basic dialog from the perspective of a character
Literary Models: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Doug Adams
Grade Level:
4
5
Lesson Focus: To introduce the construction and format of a story, for students to use knowledge of setting, character, dialog to write their own story
Literary Models: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Grade Level:
4
5
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