Nine original Grimm’s fairy tales that have not been Disney-ized! Four of the stories include detailed analyses and discussion questions to share with your class.
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Some of Grimm’s fairy tales contain parts that are more violent than the stories we hear today. For instance, in the original, “Little Red Riding Cap,” the huntsmen cuts open the wolf to release the girl and her grandmother. In “Ashputtel” which is the older version of “Cinderella,” the stepsisters each cut off a part of their foot in order to fit into the slipper.
Here are nine original Grimm’s fairy tales to read to your group. The first four stories have overviews, or analyses of the work and questions to pose to the kids about each story. This lesson is designed to help kids understand where fairy tales came from, and why they were told. By learning about the history of fairy tales, and about their cultural significance, students can understand that many stories contain symbolic creatures and can teach life-lessons.
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