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  Fairy Tales
Irish fairy tales have been collected by many people over the years; this collection is of particular interest because it was assembled by arguably the greatest poet of his time, and because it was a major product of and contributor to the Irish Renaissance of the 1890s.
Regarded as the first original fairy tale written in English, this tells the story of three brothers affected by the gold fever of the two eldest; it is closely modeled on the Grimms' tales.
Victorian Fairy Tales: The Revolt of the Fairies and Elves.
www.northern.edu /hastingw/ftales.htm   (2769 words)

  
  Fairy tale - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A fairy tale is a story featuring folkloric characters such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, giants, and others.
Although in the nineteenth and twentieth century the fairy tale came to be associated with children's literature, adults were originally as likely as children to be the audience of the fairy tale.
Fairy tales resurfaced in literature in the 17th century, with the Neapolitan tales of Giambattista Basile and the later Contes of Charles Perrault, who fixed the forms of Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fairy_tale   (1090 words)

  
 Psychology of the Fairy Tale
The first layer of this fairy tale was to create more money to wrestle the control from the east coast bankers and give it back to the farmers and factory worker by putting the country on the silver standard.
Fairy tales are not for the young but also the young of heart.
Fairy tales work and last longer than folk tales because they unfold like an onion with multiple layers of meanings where folk tales are about a regional hero or some vague moral story.
home.comcast.net /~docterspond/Lecture/Fairy.html   (1771 words)

  
 Folklinks: Folk and Fairy-Tale Sites
The articles "Folktales" and "Fairy and Fairy Tale" (both gratis) are particularly useful.
Fairy Tales, directed by William Barker, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
The Annotated Cinderella, from the SurLaLune Fairy Tales by Heidi Anne Heiner.
www.pitt.edu /~dash/folklinks.html   (2267 words)

  
 Legends - Fairy Tales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Fairy Tales and Stories includes 127 tales in the 1872 English translation by H.
French Salons, the Court of Louis XIV, and the Evolution of The Literary Fairy Tale.
The Fairy Tale Project: a Multimedia Bridge from Language to Literature, undertaken by Germanists at Southwestern University, Ursinus College, and Georgetown University.
legends.dm.net /fairy   (778 words)

  
 ReadWriteThink: Lesson Plan: Fairy Tale Autobiographies
While students could explore fairy tales in many text formats, picture books are especially suited to this activity, as they provide both the basis for genre exploration and text models for student composition.
Having read tales from a range of cultures, ask students to discuss the fairy tale elements that are common across cultures.
Your assessment might focus on how students adapted the fairy tale elements to their own stories, their use of fairy tale characteristics, the structures that they created for their stories (especially their use of conflict and resolution), and their use of model fairy tales that were shared with the class.
www.readwritethink.org /lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=1   (3483 words)

  
 Fairy Tales
Well over one hundred fairy tales are available, including both traditional stories and tales you might not recognize as easily.
A great class project for your unit would be to illustrate these tales, collecting them in a class book, and choosing one to create either a play or a reader's theater version for a holiday presentation.
She traveled to Russia and used her experience to write a fairy tale called "Sasha and the Little Birch Tree" which describes how she thinks Russian nesting dolls may have been created and it is available on the site to read.
www.tooter4kids.com /classroom/FairyTaleUnit.htm   (583 words)

  
 Best Fairy Tale Wedding Favors
You have already chosen a fairy tale theme for your wedding and you are now trying to put the pieces together to pull off the theme.
It is hard for any true romantic to not love this fairy tale and want to portray the beauty and simplicity of a fairy tale in their own wedding.
Her fairy godmother takes a pumpkin from the small vegetable garden outside of Cinderella’s house and turns it into a carriage for her to ride in to the ball.
www.fairytaleweddingshop.com /artman/publish/article_127.shtml   (438 words)

  
 Fairy Tale Links
Students will become familiar with the elements of the fairy tale genre as they create one of their very own.
It inlcudes using venn diagramms to compare and contrast, fairy tale alliterations, castle shaped books, connections to the science curriculum and activities for the younger students such as dot to dot and coloring pages.
Once upon a time there was a teacher looking for the perfect lesson plan to compliment her unit on fairy tales.
www.manning.k12.ia.us /Elementary/onlineprojects/fairytales02/ftlinks.htm   (921 words)

  
 Fairy Tale Unit
Another fun and cooperative activity to do after reading these stories is to create a "mixed up fairy tale." Dividing the class into four or five groups, they each choose a card from a "character" bag.
We then move on to other fairy tales, and we create a large chart of fairy tale elements, including a royal character, evil character, magic, special number, beginning and ending words, and animal characters.
They then recite several of our fairy tale poems, and then showcase their own fairy tale project.
home.att.net /~cattonn/fairy.html   (875 words)

  
 Fairy Tale Lesson Plans: Fairy Tale Activity
The fairy tale lesson plans are broken down by week and then broken down further by day.
These fairy tale lesson plans are a 10 week guide full of fun educational activities with a themed set of fairy tale books.
Have a great fairy tale party or just enjoy some "mom and me" fairy time cooking with your child.
www.tracytrends.com /books/fairy-tale-lesson.html   (399 words)

  
 Fairy Tale Fascinations - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Their article‚ "The Pervasiveness and Persistence of the Feminine Beauty Ideal in Children's Fairy Tales‚" was published in the October 2003 issue of "Gender and Society" magazine.
Baker-Sperry said she reads fairy tales to her 4-year-old daughter and then discusses the characters' physical appearances with her‚ asking her if she knows anyone who looks like the beautiful female characters.
But she said the violence in the tales was not mentioned as often as the physical appearance of the women.
www.westerncourier.com /news/2004/01/23/News/Fairy.Tale.Fascinations-586942.shtml   (433 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Fairy Tale - A True Story: DVD: Harvey Keitel,Jason Salkey,Peter O'Toole,Lara Morgan,Adam Franks,Guy ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
While Fairy Tale only vaguely resembles the true story of the young woman and her little cousin who caused such a stir with the famous photographs, it stands on its own as a story of shared mystery.
Fairy Tale manages to convey not only some of the feelings of that period in history, but a personal sense of the magic and mystery created by the interweaving minds of two children amidst the natural beauty of a wondrous myth-drenched landscape.
The fairies were depicted in a way that left their mysteries intact but yet revealed enough of their inner nature to satisfy everyone.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000AUHQR?v=glance   (2121 words)

  
 Fairy Tales - Lessons Ideas Pintables and More For Teachers
It is a world of fun with a fairy tale is a interactive learning center that I have developed for the fairy tale unit I created.
Fairy Tale Pop-up Village - This definitely does the job of attracting the students to the center.
My hope is that it motivates the student to open a fairy tale and discover the world of imagination through a book.
www.teachingheart.net /f.html   (1980 words)

  
 Integrate Projects | Fairy Tales | Lesson Plan
Discuss how a fairy tale is different from other stories you have read.
Each pair of students will summarize their fairy tale and verbally give an overview of the fairy tale to the class.
Each pair of students will place an X in the fairy tales database identifying themes in their particular story.
www.teacheruniverse.com /tools/integrate_projects/fairy_tales/fairy_tales_lessonplanner.html   (2288 words)

  
 Fairy Tale Lessons
one fairy tale fact to be placed on the chart to the satisfaction of the teacher.
Today we will start our fairy tale unit by being read a book about a postman who delivers letters to fairy tale characters.
Given their cinquains that they wrote in the last lesson, the students will place the cinquain in a fairy tale setting.
www.teachingheart.net /fairylesson.html   (2063 words)

  
 Myths, Folktales and Fairy Tales
A fairy tale, or wonder tale, is a kind of folktale or fable.
The oldest fairy tales were told and retold for generations before they were written down.
French fairy tales were the first to be collected and written down, but now we can read fairy tales from almost any culture.
teacher.scholastic.com /writewit/mff/fairytales_discovering.htm   (304 words)

  
 Mrs. Seagert's Fairy Tale Challenges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
You have been chosen to share fairy tales with the children who live there.
If the story was Cinderella, a sentence might be : This story has magic, because the fairy godmother used her magic wand to turn the pumpkin into a carriage.) Use at least six of the elements of a fairy tale in your sentences.
You will want to have your own fairy tale to share with the children you are visiting.
mcs.k12.in.us /mes/seagert/welcome.htm   (419 words)

  
 Fairy Tale Parks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Each cottage contained a fairy tale diorama — including some with taxidermied animals (e.g., "The Rabbit School" and "The Seven Kids").
Other fairy tales depicted included: Cinderella, The Three Pigs, Hansel & Gretel, Pinocchio, and Peter Pumpkin Eater.
Paul Woehle, Sr., a German immigrant, started building Fairy Tale Forest in 1955 at the age of 40.
www.agilitynut.com /fairyparks2.html   (164 words)

  
 Lesson Exchange: Fairy Tale Unit (Elementary, Reading/Writing)
Using the same fairy tale “setting” worksheet from whole group, the students will complete the bottom half on their small group fairy tale.
Student’ knowledge of characteristics of a fairy tale and ability to compare can be accomplished through comparing a fairy tale to a traditional story and by brainstorming a list of fairy tales they already know.
Students’ knowledge of fairy tale characteristics and character’s perspective can be formatively assessed through their independent workshop activities and through their comparisons of different countries’ versions of the same fairy tale.
teachers.net /lessons/posts/923.html   (2732 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library): Books: Brothers Grimm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Grimm: The Illustrated Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Wilhelm Grimm
The Brothers Grimm began to publish these tales 1812 under the title Children's and Household Tales, a collection which went a then unheard of six editions during their lifetimes and a posthumous edition shortly after their deaths.
Modern versions typically punish the wicked step-sisters with comic humiliation, but in the original tale their eyes are picked out by birds--and this is actually one of the less extreme retributions offered.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0394709306?v=glance   (1831 words)

  
 Fairy Tales
Use these coloring pages, illustrating scenes from the fairy tale of "The Golden Goose", to practice story sequencing.
The complete text of the Grimms' fairy tale is included, with two pages of vocabulary and comprehension questions.
Our fairy tale units are perfect for elementary grades.
abcteach.com /directory/theme_units/literature/fairy_tales   (666 words)

  
 Monolithic Dome "R" Fairy Tale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
It's a fairy tale that has been so touted to the American consumer that it now has a chiseled in-stone status.
But the saddest part of this fairy tale is that the R-value by itself is almost a worthless number.
R-value tables are truly part of the fairy tale.
www.monolithic.com /plan_design/rfairy   (4795 words)

  
 Fairy Tales
American Fairy Tales - By L. Frank Baum....you have twelve from which to choose.
Fairy Tales - From Scholastic....Classroom activities and a tool to publish your students' work online.
Fairy Tales - Theme unit from ABC Teach.
webtech.kennesaw.edu /jcheek3/fairytales.htm   (445 words)

  
 Fairy Tale Review - Mr. Bill's Adventureland
As the title informs us, it is a fairy tale, an imaginary story that is based on part of the folklore of the Russian people, with their role models and bogeymen.
Now fairy tales are usually written to illustrate some of the basic moral values that are held dear by a particular people, designed to be read or recited to their own children in order to educate as well as entertain them.
So you may be surprised to discover that the values encouraged by this little tale, and the lessons learned from it, are the same ones that we try to instill in our own children.
www.mrbillsadventureland.com /reviews/e-f/fairytaleR/fairytaleR.htm   (936 words)

  
 SurLaLune Fairy Tales: Annotated Fairy Tales, Fairy Tale Books and Illustrations
SurLaLune Fairy Tales features 47 annotated fairy tales, including their histories, similar tales across cultures, modern interpretations and over 1,400 illustrations.
Also discover over 1,500 folk and fairy tales from around the world in more than 40 full-text eBooks.
Please visit Introduction to Fairy Tale Studies and Frequently Asked Questions if you are new to the site.
www.surlalunefairytales.com   (353 words)

  
 Fairy Tale Webquest
Winners will have their fairy tale published in the only fairy tale collection written by sixth graders.
In order to write a fairy tale worth publishing, you must first read a few fairytales, learn the elements of a fairy tale and incorporate them into your own original work.
Click here to read at least two fairy tales and complete the chart for each of the fairy tales you review.
www.schools.manatee.k12.fl.us /Tyler/tyler4   (939 words)

  
 The SurLaLune Fairy Tales Site: Table of Contents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
A portal to the realm of fairy tale and folklore studies featuring annotated fairy tales.
SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages has moved to a bigger and better location at
new tales, new books, and updates to the previous tales.
members.aol.com /surlalune/frytales/index.htm   (81 words)

  
 Lesson Exchange: Fairy Tale Unit (Elementary, Reading/Writing)
Using the same fairy tale “setting” worksheet from whole group, the students will complete the bottom half on their small group fairy tale.
Student’ knowledge of characteristics of a fairy tale and ability to compare can be accomplished through comparing a fairy tale to a traditional story and by brainstorming a list of fairy tales they already know.
Students’ knowledge of fairy tale characteristics and character’s perspective can be formatively assessed through their independent workshop activities and through their comparisons of different countries’ versions of the same fairy tale.
www.teachers.net /lessons/posts/923.html   (2732 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Africa | Washington's Libyan fairy tale
Libya's ending of weapons programmes led to the breakthrough
If diplomats wrote fairy stories, this would probably be one.
Once seen in Washington as a typical "rogue state", Libya has now definitively come in from the cold.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/africa/4774305.stm   (566 words)

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