Fantasy Folklore

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Content Standards

CA2: reading and evaluating fiction, poetry and drama

CA4: writing formally (such as reports, narratives, essays) and informally (such as outlines, notes)

Performance Standards

2.5: perform and produce works in the fine and practical arts

2.7: use technological tools to exchange information and ideas


Apply post reading skills to comprehend and interpret text

Compare, contrast analyze and evaluate connections between information and relationships on various fiction and nonfiction works

Read and follow multistep directions to complete a task.

Enduring Understandings

The students will understand that:

differences exist between the various types of folklore (fairy tale, tall tale, fable, myth, legend).

cultural values are embedded within folklore.

Folktales are passed down from generation to generation for moral purposes.

Essential Questions

Why is folklore important?

Why are stories passed down from generation to generation?

How are folktales more than just stories?

Key Knowledge and Skills

Students have the basic understanding of how to navigate a WebQuest.

Students will have understanding of the following basic vocabulary words:

  • Folklore
  • Fable
  • Fairy tale
  • Myth
  • Tall tale
  • Legend

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