In this unit of study, you will learn about the characteristics of the literary genre known as fairy tales. In addition, you will learn about the Grimm brothers and Hans Christian Anderson who were important for their work in writing, collecting, and preserving fairy tales from long ago. You will read a variety of fairy tales to become familiar with the genre and some of the important tales in children's literature. In addition, you will read a modern fairy tale novel.
Task One: Unlock the secrets of fairy tales. Answer the questions using the following links.
Task Two: Journey through the tales of Andersen and Grimm
Choose one fairy tale from each author to read. Use the following links to select the stories.
Hans Christian Andersen:
Task 3: A Tale of Two TalesFill out the similarities and differences between the Grimm story and the Anderson story.