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Red Riding Hood + PDF


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  1. Red Riding Hood NOT Fooled by Wolf!
  2. Red Riding Hood Gets New Ending!
  3. Grandma Wasn’t Grandma!
  4. Red Riding Hood Denies Everything!
  5. A Menace in the Woods!
  6. Turn Right Red Riding Hood!
  7. The Wolf Gets Lost in the Woods!
  8. Red Riding Hood in Disguise
  9. Red Riding Hood a Fake?


Teachers – Bring Fairy Tales to Life While Cultivating Key Skills

Want an enchanting new way to nurture literacy fundamentals and essential future-proofing talents in your students? Just open up these 9 magical Red Riding Hood resources in your primary classroom!

Built around the traditional and well-known story, these ready-to-use lessons leverage the wonder of Little Red Riding Hood’s adventure to teach core writing concepts from parodies and recounts to summaries and instructions. Fun, imagination-sparking activities put students in the shoes of Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, and Grandma as they flexibly apply new techniques.

But the learning doesn’t stop there! The lessons also incrementally strengthen students’ command of 8 vital evidence-based learning strategies including critical thinking, collaboration, self-assessment and metacognition. Bite-sized excerpts explain the research behind a specific skill and how to harness it in your teaching. 

So in one efficient package, you get the best of both worlds – delightful story-themed literacy tasks fused with the nurturing of essential future-ready competencies. Students re-imagine a well-liked and familiar narrative while unconsciously honing abilities like analysis, teamwork and reflection.

The reviews accentuate how these lessons hit that sweet spot where literacy enjoyment and long-term skill-cultivation meet. Their ability to silently grow key capabilities through an engaging tale has earned them each a perfect 5 stars. So for a multifaceted way to address diverse learning goals enjoyably, open up these Red Riding Hood resources in your KS2 classroom today. As the reviews reveal, when it comes to enriching education, these lessons really deliver the goods!

These 8 skills are the EBL skills developed across these Red Riding Hood lessons. Click on each skill to learn more about that skill.

  1. Collaboration
  2. Thinking Skills
  3. Peer Assessment
  4. Peer Teaching
  5. Self-Assessment
  6. Metacognition
  7. Self-Regulation
  8. Independent Learning


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Red Riding Hood + PDF