Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis



Bibliographic Information:  Isadora, Rachel (2008). Rapunzel. New York, NY: Penguin Young Readers Group.

Reading Level: 4th grade

Synopsis: A new interpretation of the classic Brothers Grim fairy tale set in Africa.  The beautiful collage pictures accentuate and add to the story. 

Classroom Rationale:  Read different versions of Rapuzel and then compare and contrast the characters, setting, and plot.

CCSS.RL.2.9- Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story by different authors or from different cultures.

CCSS.RL.2.7- Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.


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This entry was posted on June 19, 2013 by in Picturebooks and tagged , , .

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