Yeh-Shen: a Cinderella story from China

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Puffin Books, May 1, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Ten ethnic versions of Cinderella story from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Middle East are summarized and worked into lessons for the middle and upper grades. Each story is accompanied by a Booktalk for review, a Motifs & Ideas for discussion, a Connection to a subject area, and a Vocabulary for cloze exercise. Answer Keys, Group Activities, and Self Evaluation are also provided for maximum learning results. These ten Cinderella tales provide an assortment of stories from around the world that create natural bridges to other curricular areas. Teachers may use the lesson plans as a comprehensive language arts unit that can be integrated with other subject areas, or choose individual lessons with stand-alone worksheets that support and offer practice for concepts already introduced.

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This story could be used for any age group. I would use this story to compare and contrast different Cinderella stories that have been shared over the world. Depending on the grade level would ... Read full review

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Diffrent girl, same happy ending!!!

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The Egyptian Cinderella - Language Arts Lesson Plan, Thematic Unit ...
A Lesson Plans Page lesson plan, lesson idea, thematic unit, or activity in Language Arts and Social Studies called The Egyptian Cinderella. LATheEgyptianCinderella23.htm

A Book Worm's Journey: The Egyptian Cinderella
The Egyptian Cinderella. (this is a little book, so there will be some differences in this review) Author: Shirley Climo Illustrator: Ruth Heller ... 2008/ 02/ egyptian-cinderella.html

The Egyptian Cinderella. Here is a wonderful story just for you. ... The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo (1989, harpercollins), retold by Natalie Guest ... CR0211880/ stories.htm

Cinderella, Cinderella
Story: The Egyptian Cinderella, by Shirley Climo. ... Read "The Egyptian Cinderella". Fill out the left side of the Venn Diagram, discussing the main ideas ... Lessonplan/ preview.cgi?LPid=13868

THE EGYPTIAN CINDERELLA By Shirley Climo. Illustrated by Ruth Heller. Unpaged. ... ''The Egyptian Cinderella'' concerns a Greek maiden named Rhodopis who is ... gst/ fullpage.html?res=950DEED6103DF931A25752C1A96F948260& sec=& spon=& pagewanted=print

The Egyptian Cinderella / by Shirley Climo ; i
The title is:. The Egyptian Cinderella / by Shirley Climo ; illustrated by Ruth Heller. It's about:. In this version of Cinderella set in Egypt in the sixth ... kcweb/ kcBibRecord?bid=hcs98001153& record=3& generation=& bidlist=+++00041263%2C+++0000267...

Lesson: The Egyptian Cinderella/A Video Project Lesson by Odette ...
Then using Shirley Climo's The Egyptian Cinderella, students research, ... Have students read The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo and other ... pdfs/ lesson_plan_013.pdf

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The Egyptian Cinderella. The Egyptian Cinderella. Shirley Climo. J398.21 Cli. Ashpet: An Appalachian Tale. Ashpet: An Appalachian Tale ... kidsteens/ cinderella.pdf

Cinderella Around the World Projects
or The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo. Read Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters. ... Read The Egyptian Cinderella during a study of Egypt. ... south/ cinderella/ projects.htm

In the Classroom: Think Pair Share
Materials: For this particular lesson, the teacher would need Shirley Climo's The Egyptian Cinderella. (Alternatively, there are several versions of ... practice/ itc/ lessons/ dnthinkpairshare.html

About the author (1996)

Ed Young received the Caldecott Medal for "Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China, " as well as Caldecott Honors for his illustrations in "The Emperor and the Kite, " written by Jane Yolen, and for his book "Seven Blind Mice." His work appears in "The Hunter: A Chinese Folktale" by Mary Casanova and "Donkey Trouble, " which he authored; "White Fang" by Jack London; and "Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China" by Ai-Ling Louie. He lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.

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