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FOLK TALES,   FAIRY TALES,   AND FABLES       Ms. Lichtenstein3rd Grade English/Language Arts
FOLK TALEMade up storyPassed down from oldergenerationsLegends, wise talesStories are superstitious
FAIRY TALEA simple children‟s storyUses your imaginationUsually involves magicPrincesses, fairies, goblins,wizards, etc.
FABLEA short, fictional storyUsually teach a lessonMoralUses animals, creaturesOften see talking animals
THEMESubject for a storyQualities and characteristicsExamples of common themes  • Journeys/ adventure  • Love/ friendsh...
MAIN IDEA“Big picture” of a storyMessage in a storyLook for a topic sentence      Idea
MORALLesson about right andwrongMorals aren‟t always good  • Bad things can teach good    lessons
WRITING TOOLSPrediction: what you think willhappenPersonification: giving humancharacteristics to thingsPoint of View: ...
THE LITTLE RED          HEN“Then, probably because she had acquiredthe habit, the Red Hen called: „Who will eatthe Bread?‟...
THE LITTLE RED HEN          CONT.Type of story (folk tale, fairy tale, fable?)  • Folk TalePoint of View (who‟s telling ...
THE PRINCESS AND         THE PEA“Well, we‟ll soon find that out,” thought theold queen. But she said nothing, went intothe...
THE PRINCESS AND      THE PEA CONT.Type of story (folk tale, fairy tale, fable?)  • Fairy TalePoint of view (who tells t...
THE TORTOISE AND THE       HARE“The tortoise never for a moment stopped, butwent on with a slow but steady pace straightto...
THE TORTOISE AND THE       HARE CONT.Type of Story (folk tale, fairy tale, fable?)  • FablePoint of View (who tells the ...
REVIEWThere are several different types of stories  • Specific things are unique to specific storiesMorals are the lesso...
WORKS CITED Andersen, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales of HansChristian Andersen. 2008. Print. "BrainPOP Jr. | Main Idea | Le...
WORKS CITED         CONT.Various. Childhoods Favorites and FairyStories. Vol. 1. New York: UniversitySociety, 1927. Print...
IMAGES   “Light Bulb” Microsoft Clip Art   “Pea” Microsoft Clip Art   “Rabbit” Microsoft Clip Art   “Turtle” Microsoft...
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  1. 1. FOLK TALES, FAIRY TALES, AND FABLES Ms. Lichtenstein3rd Grade English/Language Arts
  2. 2. FOLK TALEMade up storyPassed down from oldergenerationsLegends, wise talesStories are superstitious
  3. 3. FAIRY TALEA simple children‟s storyUses your imaginationUsually involves magicPrincesses, fairies, goblins,wizards, etc.
  4. 4. FABLEA short, fictional storyUsually teach a lessonMoralUses animals, creaturesOften see talking animals
  5. 5. THEMESubject for a storyQualities and characteristicsExamples of common themes • Journeys/ adventure • Love/ friendship • Mysteries
  6. 6. MAIN IDEA“Big picture” of a storyMessage in a storyLook for a topic sentence Idea
  7. 7. MORALLesson about right andwrongMorals aren‟t always good • Bad things can teach good lessons
  8. 8. WRITING TOOLSPrediction: what you think willhappenPersonification: giving humancharacteristics to thingsPoint of View: who tells the storySetting: where the story takes place
  9. 9. THE LITTLE RED HEN“Then, probably because she had acquiredthe habit, the Red Hen called: „Who will eatthe Bread?‟ All the animals in the barnyardwere watching hungrily and smacking theirlips in anticipation, and the pig said, „I will,‟and the Cat said, „I will,‟ and the Rat said, „Iwill.‟ But the Little Red Hen said, „No, youwon‟t. I will.‟ And she did.”
  10. 10. THE LITTLE RED HEN CONT.Type of story (folk tale, fairy tale, fable?) • Folk TalePoint of View (who‟s telling the story?) • Red HenSetting: (Where does the story take place?) • Farm
  11. 11. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA“Well, we‟ll soon find that out,” thought theold queen. But she said nothing, went intothe bed-room, took all the bedding off thebedspread, and laid a pea on the bottom;then she took twenty mattresses and ladthem on the pea, and then twenty eider-down beds on top of mattresses.”
  12. 12. THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA CONT.Type of story (folk tale, fairy tale, fable?) • Fairy TalePoint of view (who tells the story?) • A narrator (unknown character)Setting (where does the story take place?) • Prince‟s Castle
  13. 13. THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE“The tortoise never for a moment stopped, butwent on with a slow but steady pace straightto the end of the course. The hare, trusting tohis native swiftness, cared little about therace, and lying down by the wayside, fellasleep. At last, waking up, and moving as fastas he could, he saw the tortoise had reachedthe goal and was comfortably dozing afterfatigue.”
  14. 14. THE TORTOISE AND THE HARE CONT.Type of Story (folk tale, fairy tale, fable?) • FablePoint of View (who tells the story?) • NarratorSetting (where does the story take place?) • Outside at a race/ competition
  15. 15. REVIEWThere are several different types of stories • Specific things are unique to specific storiesMorals are the lessons/meanings in stories • They can be good or badAuthors use writing tools • Prediction • Personification • Point of View • Setting
  16. 16. WORKS CITED Andersen, Hans Christian. Fairy Tales of HansChristian Andersen. 2008. Print. "BrainPOP Jr. | Main Idea | Lesson Ideas." BrainPOPJr. Web. 27 Feb. 2012.http://www.brainpopjr.com/readingandwriting/comprehension/mainidea/grownups.weml. "Definition of - Merriam-Websters StudentDictionary." Merriam-Websters Word Central. Web. 27Feb. 2012. http://wordcentral.com/cgi-bin/student?book=Student.
  17. 17. WORKS CITED CONT.Various. Childhoods Favorites and FairyStories. Vol. 1. New York: UniversitySociety, 1927. Print. The Young Folks Treasury.Williams, Florance White. The Little Red HenAn Old English Folk Tale. Chicago - Akron, Ohio -New York: Saalfield, 1918. Print.
  18. 18. IMAGES “Light Bulb” Microsoft Clip Art “Pea” Microsoft Clip Art “Rabbit” Microsoft Clip Art “Turtle” Microsoft Clip Art. http://www.alloccasion-clipart.com/free/pea_princess.gif

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