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FANTASY

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Definition: an untrue story that could never be real: it is usually characterized by dragons, unicorns, wizards, talking animals, etc.  It is different from science fiction because it is not based on science. 

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Posters and Signs

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Elements of Fantasy Poster (PDF)

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Fantasy (PDF) -- found at Troy School District: Team Newingham

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Lessons and Activities Here at Kim's Korner for Teacher Talk

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Raising Dragons -- a fantasy picture book lesson plan I created

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Sites with Historical Fiction Lessons and/or Historical Fiction

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Fantasy Bookmark (PDF) -- found at Read*Write*Think

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Parent Guide to Book Genres: Fantasy -- found at Scholastic

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What is Fantasy?  -- found at Hawaii's Department of Education

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Definition of Fantasy Fiction -- found at Lucius Beebe Memorial Library

Fantasy Picture Books

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Picture books work very well for introducing genre to or reviewing a genre with students, even older students.  They also work well for mini-lessons.  Above you will find a picture book lesson to try.  If you don't have access to the book, try altering the lesson to a book on the list below to which you do have access.

 
bulletThe Fortune-Tellers
bulletby Lloyd Alexander
bulletNight of the Gargoyles
bulletby Eve Bunting
bulletThe Knight and the Dragon
bulletby Tomie dePaola
bulletThe Wartville Wizard
bulletby Don Madden
bulletRaising Dragons
bulletby Jerdine Nolan
bulletHow Droofus the Dragon Lost His Head
bulletby Bill Peet
bulletThe Egg
bulletby M.P. Robertson
bulletWhere the Wild Things Are
bulletby Maurice Sendak
bulletJumamji 
bulletby Chris Van Allsburg
bulletThe Sweetest Fig
bulletby Chris Van Allsburg
bulletThe Widow's Broom
bulletby Chris Van Allsburg
bulletLa Escoba De La Viuda/The Widow's Broom
bulletby Chris Van Allsburg
bulletZathura
bulletby Chris Van Allsburg
bulletJune 29. 1999
bulletby David Wiesner

 

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