Fairy Tale Calendar Routine
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Fairy Tale Calendar Routine

$12.00

Fairy Tale Calendar Routine

Fairy Tale Calendar Routine is one of several resources that support teachers using morning calendar routines to teach writing, phonics, grammar, rhyme and math. This resource is designed to support the modelled and guided writing; it can also be used in conjunction with writers’ workshop. The aim of the Fairy tale Calendar routine is to support young authors develop and understanding of the structure and function of a narrative fairy tale. To develop rich story ideas that contain magical elements and to become aware of the choices authors make when developing a story.

The teaching activity can be linked to writers’ workshop, investigations into specific genres of writing; or social studies (HSIE) if teachers want to investigate cultural aspects of fairy tales.

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Fairy Tale Calendar Routine

Fairy Tale Calendar Routine is one of several resources that support teachers using morning calendar routines to teach writing, phonics, grammar, rhyme and math. This resource is designed to support the modelled and guided writing; it can also be used in conjunction with writers’ workshop. The aim of the Fairy tale Calendar routine is to support young authors develop and understanding of the structure and function of a narrative fairy tale. To develop rich story ideas that contain magical elements and to become aware of the choices authors make when developing a story.

The teaching activity can be linked to writers’ workshop, investigations into specific genres of writing; or social studies (HSIE) if teachers want to investigate cultural aspects of fairy tales.

Included in the resource:

  • Genre facts about fairy tales
  • Ideas for use – instructions (including two options to choose from for day four)
  • Six key narrative element cards
  • Five sets of illustrated 5-day cycles
  • One set of blank 5-day cycle for student input or more differentiated approach
  • Six theme cards/prompts and explanations
  • Six graphic organisers (Character web, Plot line, Setting image, Time frame, Author choice, Narrative framework)

Through the use of this resource learners will have the opportunity to develop an UNDERSTANDING that

  • Across time and place people create stories that contain magical elements
  • Authors use literary devices to engage and interest readers
  • Many fictional narratives arrange ideas in a plot path that includes an orientation, rising action, climax and resolution
  • Narrative stories feature certain elements such as character, setting, plot and theme