After reading the anti-bullying tale called ‘Water of Life’, students will respond to six Bloom’s Taxonomy questions.
The teacher can use the questions as listed on the Examiner.com link called “Writing assignment: Water of Life.”
- Click link: Writing assignment: Water of Life
Alternatively, the teacher can print off the downloadable free worksheet called “Let’s write about the anti-bullying tale called ‘Water of Life’.”
What’s the story about?
Story Description: Three brothers and their little sister work very hard to build a palace, a church, and a garden on their land. People came from miles around to look and admire. An old man informed them they still lacked acquiring a branch from the tree of beauty, the water of life, and a talking bird. Each brother, in turn, attempted to acquire these three items. Each brother ran into danger since they did not fully follow the directions given by a kindly giantess. It was up to the Little Sister to attempt to save the day.
Other lesson plan links for this story
- Section 1: Lesson Objectives
- 2A. Section 2A: K-W-L MODEL discussion part 1 (‘K’ and ‘W’ questions)
- 2B. Section 2B: K-W-L MODEL discussion part 2 (‘K’ and ‘W’ questions)
- Section 3: Vocabulary
- Section 4: Story links to both Andrew Lang’s and Brothers Grimm versions of tale
- Section 5: Popcorn Review
- Section 6: Role-Play
- Section 7: Bloom’s Taxonomy discussion questions
- Section 8: Writing assignment
- Section 9: K-W-L MODEL discussion (‘L’ questions)
- Bonus: Role-play slideshow: Water of Life
- Bonus: Printable anti-bullying worksheet: Write about ‘Water of Life’ (See above article and downloadable worksheet.)
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