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Traditional Tales

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Traditional Tales

Traditional Tales

Traditional Tales from Capstone Classroom embrace stories from many cultural traditions including the western European folk tales, the Arabian Nights, Celtic stories and African tales.

These stories are well traveled, with versions existing all over the world. Providing students with the literary background developed through exposure to these stories gives them a sense of cultural literacy and model for storytelling. Traditional Tales support oral language development and provide a model for writing as well as critical thinking skills.

Program Components

Traditional Tales is made up of 40 progressive story books for students and an expansive Teacher’s Resource Guide to provide classroom instructional support.

View the complete program.

These student books range from Wordless to a GRL of N.

The Moon in the Pond flipbook
  • Common Core instructional supports
  • Key Ideas and Details
  • Craft and Structure
  • Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
  • Foundational Skills
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Instruction for building fluency
  • Activity sheet for each story
  • Background on importance of teaching traditional tales
  • Tips for building school to home connection
  • Tips for accessing the language of traditional tales
  • Teaching sequence provided for readers workshop
  • Teaching supports advance with level of the book
The Moon in the Pond flipbook