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Edgewood Highland School Library: Fairy Tales

What is a Fairy Tale?

Fairy Tales are "old" stories that have been told over and over again for a long time.  Fairy Tales usually...

  • Begin with "Once upon a time"
  • End with "Happily Ever After"
  • Have magic or fantasy
  • Have a good character and a bad character
  • Have the magic number 3

Fairy Tales We Will Read

What is a Fractured Fairy Tale?

Fractured Fairy Tales are "broken" fairy tales.  They take a fairy tale you know and change something about it like the characters, the plot, or the setting.  Fractured Fairy Tales sometimes...

  • Are taken from a different character's perspecticve
  • Have a good and bad character (often reversed from the original fairy tale)
  • Have magic or fantasy

Fractured Fairy Tales We Will Read

Write Your Own

We will be writing our own Fractured Fairy Tale based on the Fairy Tale Goldilocks and the Three Bears!