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Little Red Riding Hood | Fairy Tales Old and New

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English Language Arts




Red Riding Hood sits down and takes you behind the scenes of the learning concepts in this modern retelling of Little Red Riding Hood. This video is designed for parents to watch without their children to learn valuable co-viewing tips and tricks such as discussion questions, pausing points, and questions to ask children during and after the fairy tale video.

Designed to meet Grade 3 English Language Arts Standards: Reading Literature: Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

You can access the story at the following location: Little Red Riding Hood Storybook Text

    English Language Arts (2021) Grade(s): 3


    Read and reread grade-appropriate text accurately, automatically, and with meaningful expression at a rate which supports comprehension.

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    • Reread
    • Grade-appropriate text
    • Accurately
    • Automatically
    • Meaningful expression
    • Rate which supports comprehension


    Students know:
    • Accurately means reading without mistakes, and automatically means knowing the words immediately without sounding them out.
    • Techniques to make appropriate changes in voice, pitch, and expression while reading orally.
    • Reading must occur at a speed (rate) that supports understanding of the text.
    • Rereading is a strategy that aids in word recognition and comprehension.


    Students are able to:
    • Read and reread words that are third grade-appropriate with little to no mistakes.
    • Read words quickly without pausing to sound them out.
    • Read and reread at a pace that supports comprehension of the text.


    Students understand that:
    • They should read text with accuracy, automaticity, and meaningful expression at a pace that helps them comprehend the text they are reading.
    • They can reread text to improve their accuracy, automaticity, and comprehension.
    English Language Arts (2021) Grade(s): 3


    Describe literary elements within a story, including setting, plot, characters, and themes.

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    • Describe
    • Literary elements
    • Story
    • Setting
    • Plot
    • Characters
    • Themes


    Students know:
    • Literary elements within a story include the setting, plot, characters, and themes.
    • Setting is when and where a story takes place.
    • Plot is the main events of a story (often referred to as the beginning, middle, and end of a story).
    • Characters are any person, animal, or figure that affect the plot.
    • Theme is the main, recurring idea in a text.


    Students are able to:
    • Identify and describe the literary elements, including setting, plot, characters, and theme, within the text.


    Students understand that:
    • Identifying and describing literary elements within a story will help in comprehending the text.
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