she was born, Ella is accidently cursed by a fairy named Lucinda.
Hers is the "gift" of obedience. Whatever anyone tells
her to do, Ella must obey.
think that would devastate the feisty Ella, but as she tells
her story, you will see how Lucinda's curse made a rebel of
her. When her beloved mother dies, leaving her in the care of
a mostly uninterested father, and later, a loathsome stepmother
and two treacherous stepsisters, Ella's life and well-being
seem to be greatly endangered. In Ella
Enchanted she will tell you how she used her intelligence
and frisky nature to keep her balanced as she sets out on a
quest for freedom and self-discovery.
will happen as she tries to track down Lucinda and get her to
undo the curse? Will she explain how she handles ogres she meets,
how she befriends elves, and of course, how she falls in love
with a prince along the way? Will there be a pumpkin coach?
A glass slipper? A happily ever after?
agree that this is the most remarkable, delightful, and profound
version of Cinderella ever written.
Wings Activity Guide for Ella
If I Had Been Cinderella,
Draggin' in Magical Vocabuly,
Fairy Tale Creature Logic,
Preparing Your Intellectual Tools,
Drawing Fairy Tale Creatures from Descriptions,
Is Ella Enchanted a Fairy Tale?
Too Much of a Good Thing: Choices and Consequences,
Writing a Readers' Theater Script,
Figurative Language and Language Master,
Map of Kyrria,
Kyrrian Map Math,
What's Magical About Apostrophes,
A Drawn Out Tale,
The Leadership of a Servant,
Writing Prompts Across the Writing Spectrum,
In the midst of a hundred year war between Kingdom
of Moranmoor and the Kingdom of Brutanna, the birth of a tiny baby
began a series of ripples that would lead to great and miraculous
things. Her birth was followed by two unfortunate events...the death
of her beloved mother, Catherine, and the total rejection of her father.
would become of this child? Would the place her Aunt Maud found for
her in a simple country home provide love and companionship as she
grew? Could this be the same home where Prince Julian had been brought
three years before when he was a newborn? What would happen when the
war comes to Moranmoor? Would they be safe in the castle? Who would
up in the ripples of war, pride, and family confilct, Bella and Prince
Julian are swept into a magical adventure that once again proves God
is beside us, bringing courage, guidance, and miracles to those who
Background Building Teacher Page
Prereading Discussion Cards
2-page Readers’ Theater Script
Journaling to Build Independence
Predict/Confirm Chapter Questions
Multiple Choice Comprehension
Note Taking: Heirs to the Throne and Character Comparisons
BELLA'S BALLAD/USING SEQUENCE TO ADD VERSES! A recorded song and melody
by Ted Newman are included to introduce the story and invite students
to write and sing their own summary-ballad verses as they read.
Math from the Story
Comparing Cinderella Stories
Royal Ripples Chart
Multiple Choice and Short Answer Comprehension
Research and Report: A Coat of Arms
Do a Fairy Tale Survey
Sample Coats of Arms
Design a New Cover
A 53-slide Jeopardy-type game provides the grand finale!
How would the
Cinderella story be different if she had lived in Persia?
The setting of the story is its roots! Change the roots, and
you have change how the characters live, what they value, and how
they solve problems. This story proves that Cinderella can
adapt to any setting!*
Unit for The
Persian Cinderella includes:
Multiple Choice: A New Setting;
Multiple Choice: A Cinderella Comparison;
Fairy Tale Factory;
Factory Built Fairy Tales (Writing Plan);
Fairy Tale Factory Story Mapping (Writing Plan);
Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave include:
Is It a Fairy Tale?
Fairy Tale Trio Quilt;
Vocabulary: Fairly Easy Fairy Words;
That Special Little Voice, A Cooperative Survey;
Who, What, Where, When, Why?
What Really Happened?
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