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today we will describe different characteristics of a fairy tale
Today we will describe different characteristics of a fairy tale.
  • Describe= tell what makes a story a fairy tale
  • Characteristics= different parts
  • What are we going to describe today?
  • What does describe mean?
  • What are we going to do today?
raise your hand if you have ever
Raise your hand if you have ever…
  • Told a friend about the parts to a video game.
  • Listened to a story that has three talking pigs.
  • Then you know that things have different parts.
  • You also know that some stories are fiction or make believe.
fairy tales
Fairy Tales
  • Fairy Tales= A make believe story that has different characteristics (parts).
  • Fairy Tale Characteristics
  • Fairy Tales have imaginary characters, such as fairies, elves, trolls, dwarfs, pixies, fairy godparents, princesses, prince, kings, queens, or even giants.
  • Most of the time the imaginary characters do things that involve magic.
  • Some fairy-tale characters are wicked and some are good.

The imaginary characters are seen by and talk to other human characters in the story.

  • Most fairy tales have magical settings ( magical castles, palaces, mansions, or wonderland), but sometimes they happen anywhere and anytime.
  • Most fairy tales have a simple plot that begins with the phrase “Once upon a time”.
  • Most fairy tales teach a moral lesson.
  • Most fairy tales have a happy ending (live happily ever after).
what are fairy tale imaginary characters
What are Fairy Tale Imaginary Characters?
  • Fairies
  • Pixies
  • Elves
  • Trolls
  • Dwarfs
  • fairy godmothers
  • Giants
  • Prince, princess, kings, and queens
setting
Setting
  • They were told as oral stories before they were written down.
  • The setting can take place anywhere or anytime.
  • Certain numbers like three and seven are often in the story.
  • Sometimes the story takes place in magical place like a wonderland castle, mansion, or a palace.
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Plot
  • The story begins with “once upon a time” or something similar.
  • Plots are simple and direct.
  • Magic events, characters and objects are part of the story.
examples of fairy tales
Examples of Fairy Tales
  • Cinderella
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
  • Ella Enchanted
  • Cinder Edna

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examples of fairy tales1
Examples of Fairy Tales

Sleeping Beauty

The Three Little Pigs

Cinderella

Hansel and Gretel

Jack and the Beanstalk

why is it important to know fairy tales
Why is it important to know fairy tales?

It is important to know fairy tales because they teach a lesson.

  • Fairy tales ____________________________.
  • Fairy tales tell a fun story.
practice read and think about each sentence choose and write the answer on the blank line
PracticeRead and think about each sentence. Choose and write the answer on the blank line.
  • Step one: Read and think about the sentence.
  • Read the sentence.
  • Think: “What is the sentence about?”
  • Choose: Choose the answer.
  • Write: Write the answer on the line

Example:

  • Fairy tales are __________.
  • Choose and write the answer on the blank line.
  • A) fiction
  • B)facts
  • C) true stories
  • Fairy tales are fiction.
read and think about each sentence choose and write the answer on the blank line
Read and think about each sentence. Choose and write the answer on the blank line.
  • Fairy tales have ____________ characters.
  • A) real B) imaginary C)not here
  • imaginary
read and think about each sentence choose and write the answer on the blank line1
Read and think about each sentence. Choose and write the answer on the blank line.
  • Most fairy tales begin with the phrase _________
  • A) Once upon a time…
  • B) To begin with…
  • C) You are invited…
  • Once upon a time
read and think about each sentence choose and write the answer on the blank line2
Read and think about each sentence. Choose and write the answer on the blank line.
  • The setting in a fairy tale takes place__________.
  • A) anywhere and anytime
  • B) sometimes in a magical palace, mansion, castle, or wonderland
  • C) both A and B
  • C
read and think about each sentence choose and write the answer on the blank line3
Read and think about each sentence. Choose and write the answer on the blank line.
  • Most fairy tales teach people _______________.
  • A)how to cook
  • B) a lesson
  • C) how to dance
  • b
review
Review
  • Fairy Tales= A make believe story that has different characteristics (parts).
  • Fairy Tale Story Parts
  • Fairy Tales have imaginary characters, such as fairies, elves, trolls, dwarfs, pixies, fairy godparents, princesses, prince, kings, queens, or even giants.
  • Most of the time the imaginary characters do things that involve magic.
  • Some fairy-tale characters are wicked and some are good.

The imaginary characters are seen by and talk to other human characters in the story.

  • Most fairy tales have magical settings (castles, palaces, mansions, or wonderland), but sometimes they happen anywhere and anytime.
  • Most fairy tales teach a moral lesson.
  • Most fairy tales have a happy ending (live happily ever after).
popular fairy tales
Popular Fairy Tales
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Cinderella
  • Rapunzel
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Snow White
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • The Frog Prince
  • Red Riding Hood
  • Hansel and Gretel
  • Rumpelstiltskin
  • Snow Queen
  • Thumbelina
  • The Emperor’s New Clothes
  • The Real Princess
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An illustrated retelling of the classic tale about a boy named Jack who uses his quick wits to outsmart a giant and make a fortune for himself and his widowed mother.

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A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Includes a note that traces the Italian, French, and German origins of the story, and discusses the author's decision to mimic the style of Italian Renaissance art in his illustrations.

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A strange little man helps the miller's daughter spin straw into gold for the king on the condition that she will give him her first-born child.

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A retelling of the well-known tale in which two children are left in the woods but find their way home despite an encounter with a wicked witch.

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Although she is mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters, a kind-hearted young woman manages to attend the palace ball with the help of her fairy godmother.

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A mother saves her seven children from Heckedy Peg, a witch who has changed them into different kinds of food.

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Through her great capacity to love, a kind and beautiful maid releases a handsome prince from the spell which has made him an ugly beast.

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Rebuffed by the princess after retrieving her golden ball, a noble frog sets out to find a more suitable mate.

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On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf.

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An illustrated retelling of the fairy tale in which a jealous queen attempts to kill her beautiful stepdaughter and is thwarted on every try.

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A beautiful and beloved princess, cursed by the one fairy who was not invited to her christening, pricks her finger on her sixteenth birthday and falls asleep for one hundred years.

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Fractured Fairy Tales

When authors modernize or change one or more of the elements of the story, the story is called a fractured fairy tale.

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Based on "Cinderella," this story is set in Texas, the fairy godmother is a cow, and the hero, named Bubba, is the stepson of a wicked rancher.

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A rhyming retelling of the story of a young woman who finds her prince at a Halloween ball despite the efforts of her wicked stepmother. The main characters are skeletons.

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Cindy Ellen loses one of her diamond spurs at the square dance in this wild western retelling of the classic Cinderella story.

Accelerated Reader

Reading Level: 5.0

Point Value: 0.5

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A Spanish American retelling of the familiar story of a kind girl who is mistreated by her jealous stepmother and stepsisters. In this version, the Virgin Mary replaces the traditional fairy godmother.

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Mufaro's two beautiful daughters, one bad-tempered, one kind and sweet, go before the king, who is choosing a wife

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A Creole variant of the familiar Cinderella tale set in the Caribbean and narrated by the godmother who helps Cendrillon find true love.

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A young Chinese girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsister and stepmother to become the bride of a prince.

Accelerated Reader

Reading Level: 5.0

Point Value: 0.5

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After the death of her mother and father, Adelita is badly mistreated by her stepmother and stepsisters until she finds her own true love at a grand fiesta.

Accelerated Reader

Reading Level: 3.3

Point Value: 0.5

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Cinderella and Cinder Edna, who live next door to each other, each with a cruel stepmother and stepsisters, have different approaches to life. Although both end up with the princes of their dreams, one is a great deal happier than the other.

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A girl climbs to the top of a giant beanstalk, where she uses her quick wits to outsmart a giant and make her and her mother's fortune.

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After the frog turns into a prince, he and the Princess do not live happily ever after and the Prince decides to look for a witch to help him remedy the situation.

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A collection of nine familiar fractured tales including Little Red Riding Hood, Princess and the Pea, Jack and the Beanstalk, and the Ugly Duckling.

Accelerated Reader

Reading Level: 3.4

Point Value: 0.5

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In this African American retelling of "Rumpelstiltskin," Lit'mahn spins thread into gold cloth for the king's new bride.

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In this Cajun version of "Little Red Riding Hood," the big bad gator is no match for a sharp young girl and her quick-thinking cat.

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In this Indonesian version of the Cinderella story, a girl named Damura escapes her cruel stepmother and stepsister and marries a handsome prince with the help of Grandmother Crocodile.

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The adventures of Little Pierre are based on the stories of Little Tom Thumb. A very tiny but clever boy outwits his older brothers, an ogre, an alligator, and a giant catfish to rescue a rich man's daughter in this Cajun version of a French fairy tale.

Accelerated Reader

Reading Level: 4.0

Point Value: 0.5

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This version of the familiar story in which a mistreated step-child finds happiness with the "man" of her dreams is set in the old-growth forest and features Bigfoot characters.

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With a "Hot diggety-dog!" and a wave of his white sombrero, cowboy Joe Cinders gets the girl in this Southwestern retelling of the Cinderella story.