19 March 2012

Fractured Fairy Tales

One of my favorite Texas Fractured Fairy tales is The Cowboy and the Black Eyed Pea. We read this version and the classic version, The Princess and the Pea. Then, we compared the two using a Venn Diagram. We followed up this activity with an art project. On Pinterest, I had seen several art projects done with the original story and I wanted to do something similar with the Texas version. I had the students create saddle bags with scrapbook paper and they stacked them up on their horse and placed their cowboy on top. 

Here is our finished product:

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