Stories From Other Cultures give children the opportunity to experience a world outside of their own and to bring it into the classroom to appreciate a culture that they may not have even considered. It may also help to unlock some different texts that they wouldn’t normally reach for.
This is a sequence of lessons to support the teaching of Stories from Other Cultures. The sequence follows:
Lesson 1- Whole-Class Guided Reading on Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Lesson 2- Identifying features of Stories from Other Cultures
Lesson 3- Re-telling a story
Lesson 4- Writing a character description
Lesson 5- Writing a setting description
Lesson 6- Planning and writing own story from another culture
All of the supporting resources are provided as well as comprehensive lesson plans for each lesson.