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Ms. Effie’s

Fairy Tale Unit

Assignments for the Unit
Goldilocks Sentence Combining
Three Little Pigs: Homonym Practice
Objective & Short Answer Exam
Composition Exam
Extra Credit: Online Research


CD Cover

Into the Woods -- Complete lyrics for Stephen Sondheim's Broadway Musical.

 

Links for the Unit

 

Bibliography Sources

Children’s Book Publishers on the Internet -- Children's Literature Web Guide's annotated links to publishers with web sites. Indicates particularly valuable internet resources.

Fairy Tales and the Culture of Childhood -- Syllabus for Maria Tatar's Art and Literature course, Harvard University, Spring 1996. (Currently not available outside the Harvard server, so posted here.)

Fractured Fairy Tales -- Annotated bibliography of fairy tale adaptations. Includes brief description, age level, full bibliographic information, and content warnings in necessary. Updated frequently.

Ms. Effie’s Annotated Booklist -- Sandra Effinger’s list of personal favorites for teaching fairy tales at the secondary level. Includes critical resources.

Background information at SurLaLune Fairy Tales, including definitions, analytical quotations, a gallery of illustrations, annotated tales, a timeline, and a bookstore of modern adaptations. Even a Teacher Guide.

Wikipedia also has a worthwhile overview.

Updated 19 July 2014.

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