Little Red Riding Hood

The Little Red Riding Hood is the focus of a lesson plan that challenges scholars to compare and contrast two different versions. After writing a summary, readers listen carefully to both versions of the tale then complete a Venn diagram—a graphic organizer used to compose a compare and contrast essay. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Create and distribute a Venn diagram with more than two circles for those that can use a challenge
  • Search online for a video version of the story to add to the collection of tales 
  • Post the essential questions on a classroom blog, direct pupils to answer them using complete sentences, then reply to at least one peer 
Classroom Considerations
  • Pay attention to the note in the preparation portion of the lesson plan so not to print the wrong information 
  • Pupils should be familiar with Venn diagrams, writing summaries, and compare and contrast essays 
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Pros
  • Differentiation and extension ideas are provided 
  • Includes several additional resources to make the lesson your own 
Cons
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