Jack and the Beanstalk
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It all started with a few magical beans—and grew into a beloved fairy tale. Children are whisked away to a fantastic world of fairies, giants and magical beanstalks in this classic. Complete with three different reading modes, this interactive story offers features so it can be told aloud, feature highlighted words, or enjoyed independently by every kind of reader.
Start Lesson Guided Lesson: Literature 1
Guided Lessons are a sequence of interactive digital games, worksheets, and other activities that guide learners through different concepts and skills. They keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step.
Guided Lessons are digital games and exercises that keep track of your progress and help you study smarter, step by step.
This literature lesson guides kids towards a deeper understanding of second grade texts through an exploration of character, setting, and plot. Kids will be challenged to answer the who, what, where, when and why of a story, in addition to determining the story's message. Two versions of the same story will be presented in order for second graders to see story elements in action.
This literature lesson guides kids towards a deeper understanding of second grade texts through an exploration of character, setting, and plot.
This lesson includes printable activities: Download All (5)
Song: 5 W's Song: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
Story: Jack and the Beanstalk
Game: Jack and the Beanstalk Reading Comprehension
Story: Ogg and the Beanstalk
Game: Compare and Contrast Jack and the Beanstalk Stories
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