Brief DescriptionStudents write their own folktales with help from a well-known author of children's books.
Keywordsfolktale, folk tale, plot, character, moral, description, edit, author
Materials Needed[shopmaterials]computers with Internet access (if Internet access is not available, the activity can be adapted)
In this workshop lesson from Scholastic Teacher, Author Alma Flor Ada shares with students the magic of clever animals, enchanted kingdoms, and more. Along the way, she shares tips, challenges, and guidelines to help students write their own folktales. When students have completed their stories, they earn a Certificate of Achievement signed by Alma Flor Ada.
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LANGUAGE ARTS: English