I am kind of in LOVE with takes and tweaks on familiar stories – like fairy tales.
The originals are fine and all. But viewing them from another perspective is so often hilarious!
I love hilarious.
One of my favorite takes on the Three Little Pigs is the True Story of the Three Little Pigs.
I think using fairy tales in reading and writing instruction is fun and really lends itself well to some great connections and creativity.
The Just Write! series is … well … just right for this type of thing.
Each pack focuses on a take on one famous fairy tale and aligned with Common Core. They each include:
- a detailed week-long writing lesson
- differentiated writing plan graphic organizers for various learners/ages with a completed sample idea
- final draft stationery
- an adorable craft
They used it in conjunction with a story in their reading series anthology:
Here is an example of what is included in one pack.
I’m all about making writing fun and effective. These little packs are so versatile. They can be used by many grade levels with varying degrees of difficulty in each lesson.I love how much the series makes writing fun and allows for so many connections! The lessons are perfect for incorporating higher-level thinking skills and addressing multiple standards!
You can read more about it in my store. THIS LINK will take you to the bundle listing. There you will find links for each individual lesson as well.