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Teaching The Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea

The Princess and the Pea is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a young woman whose royal identity is established by a test of her physical sensitivity. The tale was first published with three others by Andersen in an inexpensive booklet on 8 May 1835 in Copenhagen by C.A. Reitzel.

Hans Christian Andersen
AmericanLiterature.com

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does the story compare to other fairytales?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.2 - Main Ideas, RL.3 - Characters & Plot

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,4
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