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unit 9
12 Instructional days (12 hours)

Fairy Tales


This domain will introduce students to fairy tales that have been favorites with children for generations. Students will learn about the elements of fairy tales that distinguish them from other types of fiction. They will also learn that fairy tales have the elements of character, plot, and setting that are found in other types of fiction. By becoming familiar with particular fairy tales, students will be able to add these tales to their repertoire of stories that they are able to retell orally. Reading these fairy tales will help first-grade students develop a strong foundation for the understanding of other fictional stories in later grades.


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From of the New York State Education Department. Grade 1 ELA Domain 9: Fairy Tales. Available from; accessed 2015-05-29.
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