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Fractured Fairy Tales
Transcript of Fractured Fairy Tales
Three Little Pigs:
Wolf claimed he was not trying to "huff and puff" and blow down their houses made of sticks, straw and brick to eat the pigs. Instead, he was suffering from an awful cold and accidentally sneezed while visiting the pigs to borrow a cup of sugar. You see, wolf just wanted to bake a cake for his granny! Is it his fault that the pigs built such flimsy homes that couldn't stand up to a strong sneeze?
... Is this how you remember the story?
With your group, write an
Select a fairy tale that either member has not read
Collectively, repeat steps 1, 2, 3 and 4
Use http://storybird.com to write your fairy tale
Consider the following ways to fracture a fairy tale with your group:
Change the main character
Change the setting (time or place)
Tell the story from a different character's point of view
Change the problem of the story
Change the ending
By: Christina Giannopoulos
In this WebQuest, you will complete the following:
Today, you are the brave author that will
to change these much loved classic fairy tales. You will become the
fractured fairy tale
Play the video to
listen to an example:
Each member will read or watch the
fairy tale version for the traditional fairy tale they previously selected
You will get an idea of the ways authors have changed the stories
You can choose from the fractured fairy tales on these websites:
Each member will complete a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting their fractured fairy tale to the original story
Share your work with your group
I didn't think so! ...
Fractured Fairy Tale
is a story that uses fairy tales you are familiar with and changes the
point of view
. These changes usually add humor to the story.
List of Fractured Fairy Tales:
Interactive Fractured Fairy Tales:
Graphic Organizer: Compare/Contrast:
Graphic Organizer: Story Writing:
1. Creativity and innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
Create original works as a means of personal or group expression
2. Technology operations and concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
Select and use applications effectively and productively
Create a group of 3
Each member must research by reading at least one different online
You can choose from the fairy tales on these websites:
Identify story elements of fairy tales
Independently, complete a story map for the traditional fairy tale you read
Traditional Online Fairy Tales:
on the links below to listen and read a selection of online fairy tales.
Story Map: http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/storymap/
Online Fairy Tales:
Venn Diagram: http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/compcontrast/map.html
Visit the school library:
Fractured Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, The Princess and the Pea:
Congratulations! You have written your own original fractured fairy tale by taking a classic story and making it your own!
We're not quite done yet! ...
Enjoy more fractured fairy tales your classmates created and present them in reader's theater!
Common Core Standards:
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.