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Teaching Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack is a young boy living with his widowed mother and a milk cow who is their only source of income. When the cow stops giving milk, Jack's mother has Jack take the cow to the market to be sold. On the way, he meets an old man who offers "magic beans" in exchange for the cow and Jack makes the trade.

English Fairy Tale
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does the author blur the line between "good" and "evil" characters in this story?
STANDARDS:
RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,4
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