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Jon Scieszka Fractured Fairytales and Fables About the Book Before Reading the Book Classroom Activities About the Book Although just about all of us think that we know the story of the three little pigs, in this comical picture book, A. Wolf clears up some misunderstandings. According to A. Before Reading the Book A Traditional Tale? Classroom Activities Point of View In this retelling of the three little pigs, the author changes the point of view of the story. A Letter to A. Read All About It! Act It Out! More Fairy Tale Fun Ask children to think about other fairy tales that might change if they were told from a different point of view. Fractured Fairy Tale Message Board Once your students have completed some of the activities above, you can have them publish their work online.
OpenStax The Canterville Ghost :: Part1 Questions on the text highlight verbs in Passive Voice When the American, Mr Otis, bought Canterville Castle, everyone told him that this was very foolish, as the place was haunted. But Mr Otis answered, “I come from a modern country, where we have everything that money can buy. And if there were such a thing as a ghost in Europe, we would have it at home in one of our museums.” A few weeks later, on a lovely July evening, Mr Otis, his wife and their children, Washington, Virginia and the twins, went down to their new home. Mrs Umney, the housekeeper, led them into the library of the castle, where they sat down and began to look around. “Yes, madam,” said the old housekeeper in a low voice, “blood has been spilt on that spot.” “How terrible,” said Mrs Otis; “I don't want any blood-stains in my sitting-room. The old woman smiled and answered, “It is the blood of Lady Eleanore de Canterville, who was murdered on that spot by her husband, Sir Simon de Canterville, in 1575. Chapter II ►