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Fairy Tales Word Wall Vocabulary

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: K - 3

Build vocabulary and inspire fairy tale writing with sixty-eight fairy tale-themed vocabulary cards.

🧚‍♀️Fairy Tale-Themed Vocabulary Words Make Writing Magical!🧚‍♀️

Get the kids excited about narrative writing with this set of printable vocabulary word wall cards.

With the help of these large, colorful, and bold illustrations, students can learn new content-specific vocabulary words related to fairy tales. This is an excellent tool for encouraging them to use these “magical” words in their stories.

🧙‍♀️Fractured Fairy Tales Make Writing Fun! 🧙‍♀️

Fractured fairy tale stories have become a staple of the classroom. This is because they are easy to understand and fun to read, but also because they inspire students to find creative ways to use content-specific vocabulary. Because you know how hard it can be to get students to write narrative stories, why not give them a little help?

This set of 68 fairy tale word wall cards includes a wide range of vocabulary related to famous fairy tales. These large, easy-to-read cards feature bold illustrations and large text perfect for your classroom display, single vocabulary lesson, or writing center.

Teach the Elements of a Fairy Tale with These Fairy Tale Ideas!

This fairy tale word wall is exceptionally versatile. It doesn’t have to be a word wall. Try one of these ideas to update your narrative writing lesson plans.

🪄Fairy Tale Anchor Chart 

Hold a class discussion and glue individual word cards to chart paper to make a bold and bright fairy tale anchor chart to display in your classroom. It will be the perfect reference tool for your students during free writing.

🪄Elements of a Fairy Tale Sort

Divide the cards up between students in your class. Have the students walk around the room and sort them into different categories, such asFairy Tale CharactersFairy Tale SettingsFairy Tale HeroesFairy Tale Villains

🪄Describing Fairytale Characters Word Cloud

Pull the character cards out of the deck and use them individually to help your students practice using descriptive words. Post one card on your board or chart paper, then encourage students to come up and write a term that describes the character shown.

🪄Random Fairy Tale Ideas Grab Bag

Place a random assortment of characters, settings, villains, and element cards into a paper bag. Call different students to come up and pull random cards from the bag. Then challenge your students to write a new fractured fairy tale using the elements drawn.

🧚‍♀️Fairy Tale Words include:

Goblin, Prince Charming, tiara, curse, damsel, wicked, character, ogre, adventure, beanstalk, hero, forest, tower, enemy, fairy, axe, Stepmother, enchantment, crown, tower, fairy godmother, maiden, wand, glass slippers, troll, kiss, story, villain, and more!


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