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Comparisons of the traditional fairy tale
”The Three Little Pigs” flannel board characters and objects (store bought or teacher made)
“The True Story of the Three Little Pigs” by Scieszka, Jon
“The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig” by Trivizas, Eugene
The student will continue to demonstrate growth in the use of oral language.
The student will continue to expand and use listening and speaking vocabularies.
Using the flannel board and characters, tell the story of “The Three Little Pigs”, encouraging the students to join in the repeated phrases (Little pig, little pig, let me in; Not by the hair of my chinny, chinny chin...); if you don't have flannelboard objects, simply tell the story as enthusiastically as possible
Discuss the plot and characters
Point out and discuss the front cover, the title, author and title page of “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs”
Read the story in a very dramatic manner, changing voice for the pigs and the wolf
Compare this story to the one we told on the flannel board by discussing its plot and characters
Using a Venn Diagram, summarize the similarities and differences among the 2 stories
Read “The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig”
Have students act out the story with puppets, illustrate one of the stories or write their own version of the story