Ideas for teaching a Cinderella unit, learning links, and three free student sheets are included in the post on fairy tales.
Fables are great for teaching summarizing, theme, and characterization. This post gives ideas for high quality lessons with lots of fun added in. You'll love the links to Disney videos and the character analysis freebie!
Begin your mythology unit with a free and colorful history of the Greek gods. Ideas and links for research, persuasive writing, and vocabulary are also included.
Three great freebies help you explore elements of realistic fiction with your students. Ideas for using picture books and novels in your class are also included in this post.
Historical fiction brings history to life. You'll find ideas for incorporating historical fiction throughout the year, as well as more free student sheets, in this post.