Fairy Tales on Trial (Fractured Fairy Tales & Point of View)

Fairy Tales on Trial (Fractured Fairy Tales & Point of View)

Can be used for 2nd – 5th students.

Includes: PDF, 57 pages


Fairy Tales on Trial Unit

In this unit, your students will practice both point of view and perspective as they work with different versions of NINE well-known fairytales!

The following stories are available in both “original” and “fractured” formats. Many of the originals are available online.


3 Little Pigs

3 Bears

Jack &The Beanstalk

Little Red Riding Hood

Peter Pan

Beauty &The Beast

The Little Mermaid


The pack has enough for 46 roles, although you can always duplicate roles to get slightly different opinions (last year, I added an extra ugly stepsister!)

The Pack Includes:

-Sample 2 Week Lesson Plans

-chart to easily divide your students into groups

-Testimony Sheet for each character (46)

-Accountability Sheet for “jurors”

-Rubric to grade final project

-Fairytale themed Venn Diagram to compare versions of the stories or characters’ points of view

I hope you and your students have as much fun with this as we have!

Check out these alternate versions of the fairytales: Seriously, Cinderella was SO Annoying, The TRUE story of the Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks Rocks, No Lie, I ACTED like a Beast!, No Kidding, Mermaids are a Joke, Really, Rapunzel Needed a Haircut, Trust Me, Jack’s Beanstalk Stinks, and Honestly, Red Riding Hood was Rotten


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Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.
Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.


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