Grade Level: 3-6
Story Preview:A wise old woman and some talking eggs teach a self-centered girl that a mean disposition and greedy nature can leave one speechless."
Roles: Narrator 1, Narrator 2, Narrator 3, Narrator 4, Narrator 5, Mean Mother, Blanche, Millison, Old Woman, Plain Eggs, Gold Eggs
Setting: Anywhere near the woods, long ago
Read aloud another folktale to students. Simplify the story line and write short sections of it onto index cards. Hide the cards around the classroom. On the board, write a clue about each cards location. Ask students to use the clues, locate all the cards, and arrange them into the correct story sequence. Finally, you might want to have groups read the set of cards (story) aloud to others.
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Article by Susan LaBella
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