Genre: Folktale – Fairytale – Beauty and the Beast (Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve’s version)
The project includes all aspects as required by the ATP 2023.
Suitable for Home Language or First Additional Language learners for Grades 5 or 6 as the project has clear guidelines for the whole research and writing process.
Introductory activity: Information about research and how one does research as an introduction
Timeline for the project to complete
Pre-reading activity: Prediction of events using pictures
Read the story (complete story provided and typed out): Beauty and the Beast (audio text link included)
Research (10 marks) – Comprehension-type questions about the genre (story) as introduction.
– Information about the writer included as well as comprehension questions as guidelines
– Make a poster about the writer
Writing (30 marks) – Planning – design a new cover page for the story.
Rewrite and modernize (narrative essay) the fairytale.
Revamp it into a children’s book with illustrations for presentation.
All features, elements, and frameworks are included for the writing genre as well to lighten the teacher’s admin burden.
Presentation (20 marks) – Present your book (guidelines and framework included for preparing the presentation).
Approximately 45 pages.
The whole project consists of a workbook of about 45 pages to complete the whole process (copy double sided).
Includes all rubrics and memorandums for all parts of the project.
Available in PDF and Word but the Word doc may shift the tables etc. around and change the font. Teacher can therefor use sections from the Word doc and PDF as preferred.