|Classroom Resource: Cultural Celebrations and Storytelling (grade 5)
In this lesson, students will learn how a single idea or story can be transformed through cultural perspective and personal point-of-view. After examining multiple versions of a popular fairy tale, students take what they have learned and apply it to their own lives. Find this lesson plan and more Silk Road Resources for Teachers.
- Learn how a single idea or story can be transformed through cultural perspective and personal point-of-view.
- Distinguish the features of several different Cinderella stories that are unique to a particular culture or era.
- Take what they learned about how the perspective of a culture influences its stories and artwork, and apply it to their own lives.
- Learn how personal point of view also impacts traditions.
- Several versions of Cinderella stories such as Rhodopis (Egyptian), The Rough-Faced Girl (Native American) and Yeh-Shen (Chinese)
- Large pieces of bulletin board or chart paper (one piece for each group)
- Markers (class set)
- Venn diagrams (class set)