- Folktales, fairytales, and
legends from around the
- Teaching Suggestions for links to
- More than 20 original scripts
- Universal themes about families,
community, and ongoing concerns about success, kindness, responsibility,
This book is a favourite resource amongst upper elementary and junior
Partners well with:
A Royal Collection
Excellent resource for discussing safe and caring school
Excellent for ESL and
- Italy — "The Unhappy Prince"
- Germany — "The Legend for Christmas"
- Ireland — "How the Leprechaun Tricked
- Denmark — "The Little Match Girl"
- Africa — "Lion and Hare Go Hunting"
- Japan — "Stonecutter"
- Ukraine — "How the Girl and the Bear
Played Blind Man's Bluff"
to Readers Theatre
Celebrating Stories of Our Canadian Heritage explores the similarities and wisdom found in the stories which have
been told to generations before us, and have survived the test of time
to be told and retold today.
Written in response to
"don't you have anything for older children?", this book explores the
literature which forms the cultural foundation of our country.
Folktales, fairytales and legends from around the world have been
adapted for readers theatre.
General activities invite teachers
to use the scripts as introductions to themes in Social Studies and History
as well as to enhance writing and other language learning experiences.
More than twenty scripts introduce
readers to universal themes about families, community and ongoing concerns
about success, kindness, responsibility…
This book is a collection
of stories from countries such as:
- Native Canadian cultures