Connecting Texts, Cinderella, Cendrillon, And Bigfoot Cinderella '

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Connecting Texts:
Cinderella, James Marshall
Cendrillon, Robert D. San Souci
Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella, Tony Johnston and James Warhola
2-3 Days
Focus of Instruction: Reading and Responding to Text and Vocabulary
Say: We have read about three different versions of the popular fairytale Cinderella. Now we will connect the ideas and structure of the three texts, Cinderella, Cendrillon, and Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella, to determine the similarities and differences.

Students should have access to all three texts (Cinderella, Cendrillon, and Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella) when answering the text-dependent questions. As students answer the text-dependent questions, teachers can record students’ answers on the three circle Venn Diagram. See below for example.

Text-Dependent Questions
Text-Dependent Questions

Anticipated Evidence-Based Responses

Reread the first page of each story. How were the settings for these Cinderella stories different?

The settings of each story are different because in….
● The setting for Cinderella was in a simple cottage.
● The setting for Cendrillon was on a green island in the so-blue Caribbean Sea.
● The setting for Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella is in the forest.

Using details from all three versions of the Cinderella stories, what details do Cinderella, Cendrillon, and Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella have that are similar?

All three stories, Cinderella, Cendrillon, and Bigfoot Cinderrrrrella have the following similar details:
● The stepmothers in all three stories

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