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KS1/2 English lesson plan – Explore a Grimm fairy tale through drama, creative writing and discussion

Key Stage

KS1, KS2

Age

Years 1-6

Subjects

In this lesson we’re going back to the original version of Grimm fairytale The Frog King and giving children the chance to experience it through a mix of drama, creative writing and discussion.

Then, having explored the original version, children will be ready to put their own spin on the classic Grimm tale of puckering up for an amphibian.

Students will…

  • Learn that stories can change over time with bits and pieces added and subtracted
  • Learn how Wilhelm Grimm was always adding to his original stories
  • Make your own additions to a Grimm tale
  • Take part in lots of speaking and listening that will add power and detail to your writing

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