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Fairy Tale Activity - The Gingerbread Man

Teach Starter Publishing
3 mins | Years: 1 - 2

Use this video version of the popular fairy tale The Gingerbread Man, to help introduce narratives to younger students and explore plot structure, characters and language features.

For ways to incorporate this into your literacy lessons take a look at our amazing Fairy Tales Collection.

This video shows the beginning of The Gingerbread Man. It does not contain the ending which allows it to be used for a number of activities such as:

  • write what you think is going to happen in the end
  • re-write an alternative ending to the traditional fairy tale
  • act out the ending.

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The Gingerbread Man Comprehension Text and Worksheet

A comprehension text, 2 page worksheet and answer sheet based on a version of The Gingerbread Man.

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Use these fairy tale activity cards to help your students understand sequencing.

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My Drawing of the Gingerbread Man Worksheet

An engaging worksheet in the theme of the Gingerbread Man that explores the use of adjectives through drawing.

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  • ACELA1447

    Understand that the purposes texts serve shape their structure in predictable waysElaborationsdiscussing and comparing the purposes of familiar texts drawn from local contexts and interests (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)becoming f...

  • ACELA1463

    Understand that different types of texts have identifiable text structures and language features that help the text serve its purposeElaborationsidentifying the topic and type of a text through its visual presentation, for example cover design, packa...

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