8 Fairy Tales and Fables

Fables and Fairy Tales

Students will read a number of texts from the fairy tale and fable genres and use their knowledge of narrative conventions to deconstruct and analyse the stories. Students will be required to demonstrate their knowledge of both the genre and writing techniques to complete a creative writing task.

Fairy Tale
A fanciful tale of legendary deeds and creatures, usually intended for children.
A fictitious, highly fanciful story or explanation.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2011

Some famous Fairy Tales:

  • Little Red Riding Hood
  • Snow white and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Cinderella
  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Puss in Boots
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Rumpelstiltskin
  • The Golden Goose
  • Pied Piper
  • Hansel and Gretel

How to write a Fairytale

Fractured Fairy Tales

What is Fantasy

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