Against todays standards, the adventures and lessons may seem simplistic, but the story is cute, the princess lovable, and the lesson modern and true. Here are free writing prompts and paper bag princess and prince templates from first grade frenzy. The paper bag princess tells the story of an unconventional princess named elizabeth. The paper bag princess by robert munsch paperback book. Explore our ideas to use in class with this tale of an unconventional princess. A sequencing worksheet for the events in robert munschs the paper bag princess. The paper bag princess is a smart choice for early readers who are still learning to make connections, especially texttotext connections. The bookpagez extension activities are a great way to push student engagement beyond the pages of the text. So, i wanted to share this quick lesson we did on character traits using the paper bag princess by robert munsch. I have recently reread a book from the popular duo that i had enjoyed during my childhood called the paper bag princess and it is about how a princess is stripped down to wearing a plain paper bag when a dragon attacks her castle and she has to go rescue prince ronald, who has been kidnapped by the dragon.
The paper bag princess by robert munsch is a terrific book to introduce to a class at the beginning, middle or end of the year, since the theme of conflict resolution is a necessary reminder year round. Pdf the paper bag princess book by robert munsch free. The activities in this unit are designed to foster language and articulation skills while also learning from a great picture book. I hope you found something you can use with this book from a wonderful author living right here in my home province of ontario. In this story writing instructional activity, students create visual stories in groups using microsoft photo story 3. The paper bag princess class book kindergarten lessons. My first favourite of such characters comes from one of the books i was sure to buy my niece when she was bornthe paper bag princess by robert munsch with art by michael martchenko. The paper bag princess is a great picture book which challenges gender stereotypes and perceptions of appearance. The paperbag princess by robert munsch drama start. A lesson plan on the paper bag princess by robert munsch. Try using this activity with early finishers, with students who show a deeper connection with the text, or as a center activity. Im sharing fun ways to use it in speech therapy in this blog post, so click through to read it. The paper bag princess is a childrens book written by robert munsch and illustrated by michael martchenko.
The princess found a paper bag and decided to wear it. A fun unit to accompany the adorable book the paper bag princess by robert munsch i love this author. I created a fun companion pack that targets skills fo. In resourceful and humorous fashion, elizabeth dons a paper bag, finds and outsmarts the dragon, and rescues ronaldwho is less than pleased at her unprincesslike appearance. The thumbnails and activities are the property of the authorscreators and available due to their generosity in sharing their work. The paper bag princess by robert munsch, read aloud readinglibrarybooks reading librarybooks. I love using this book with older students to teach some higher level thinking skills. I created this product as the first of several authorbook study supplements for robert munsch books. The princess knight is a the story of a princess who is born into a family of boys. I find this type of lesson stays in their minds way more than a simple worksheet. The paper bag princess the official website of robert munsch.
Students can also make a paper crown to pretend to be the princeprincess using the floral jewel crown worksheet. They will remember a lesson that surrounded a favorite story way more than if i was to give them a worksheet. Then off she went looking for the dragon as he left destruction in his wake. The paper bag princess classic munsch kindle edition. The first edition of the novel was published in may 1st 1980, and was written by robert munsch. Robert munschs classic childrens book the paper bag princess provides a twist on the classic damsel in distress tale. The paper bag princess book, teaching resources, story. Be sure to check out the other posts for some great book suggestions and activities. My first grade students orally retold the paper bag princess by robert n.
Are you familiar with the book the paper bag princess. In this instance, using robert munschs wonderful story, the paper bag princess, the students talked about how the princess in the story tricked the dragon. Thats what makes announcement of a the paper bag princess. In this lesson, students will practice listening comprehension skills after reading the paper bag princess together as a class. She begins happily in her castle preparing to marry prince ronald. On his website, robert munsch says the paper bag princess was first told at the bay area child care center in coos bay oregon where i had a job in 1973 and 1974. Princess elizabeth is excited to marry dreamy prince ronald, but then a dragon attacks the castle, kidnaps her prince, and burns all her clothes. The paper bag princess by robert munsch scholastic. The story reverses the princess and dragon stereotype. Major content is all in its place, but not showing understanding of the book. Because this is an updated fairy tale, readers will be able to draw connections between this book and familiar fairy tale stories. Read the book the paper bag princess with the student. Elizabeth banks is bringing us a paper bag princess movie. Free download or read online the paper bag princess pdf epub book.
The paper bag princess vocabulary connections grade level. Great worksheet for inferring character traits, sequencing events and inferringsummarising key events. Learners write a group story incorporating six words from the paper bag princess by robert munsch. But its not just about organizing and describing events, its also about. The paper bag princess by robert munsch teaching resources. Retelling is such a great exercise to reinforce understanding of sequence. The paper bag princess by robert munsch is a terrific book to introduce to a. Books and authors top teaching blog teachers tool kit student activities the teacher store book clubs book fairs scholastic education classroom magazines about us. Parentsteachers will enjoy reading this book to their children. The main characters of this childrens, picture books story are. As her clothes were burnt, elizabeth wore a paper bag instead as she chased the dragon. One of my favorite picture for children is the paperbag princess. Her brothers make fun of her and her nursemaid tries to persuade her to do more feminine activities.
Discuss the adjectives describing words, verbs doing words and nouns people, places or things used throughout the book as you read it. The paper bag princess speech activities if only i had super powers. For those who were deprived of books when they were young we really should have a help line for this tragedy, the paper bag princess by robert munsch is a beloved illustrated childrens book of a revamped fairytale. It was first published in 1980 by annick press, and launched munschs career. Paper bag princess photo craft poppins book nook i am excited to be joining several blogging friends to share some book related crafts and activities with you each month as part of a new little group called the poppins book nook. The paper bag princess classic munsch kindle edition by robert munsch, michael martchenko. They were all fairly regular dragon stories where the prince saves the princess from the dragon.
Paper bag princess activities the paper bag princess. Like the original, this version will be sure to charm young children and is a musthave for any preschool library. As a result, it has won critical acclaim from feminists, including an endorsement from the national organization for women, which sells the book. Parents need to know that robert munsch originally wrote the paper bag princess in 1980, before todays princess mania, and its among the first feminist princess books on the market. The paper bag princess speech therapy book companion by. The paper bag princess paper bag princess, paper bag. Feminism and the paper bag princess rhetoric and pop culture. The paper bag princess and a paper bag dress things to make and do, crafts and activities for kids the crafty crow my guest today is miri of here we are together sharing one of their favorite books, the paper bag princess, and how to make your own paper bag dress. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. This resource contains activities and lessons aligned with the picture book the paper bag princess by robert munsch. They list the characteristics of the characters, participate in a roleplay activity, and in.
The princess knight social justice literature for the. She came upon the dragon but was told to go home as he was too full from. Activities the paper bag princess book, also in various other countries or cities. In this activity, you will be encouraging creative writing with a bragging contest. Illustrations by michael martchenko 1980 when elizabeth was a beautiful princess, she lived in a castle and had expensive princess clothes. They then each created a page based on how they would trick the dragon using the frame sentence, i. One day, a dragon destroyed the castle and took ronald away. Give students time to reenact the story as prince ronald, princess elizabeth, the dragon, etc. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 32 pages and is available in paperback format.
She loves to share her passion for writing and kids with the. The paper bag princess by robert munsch, read aloud. The paper bag princess activities and why we love princess. The paper bag princess vocabulary connections teaching. Afterward, students will roleplay, make inferences, and use summarization to strengthen literacy skills.
Robert munsch the paper bag princess read book short summary. The paper bag princess extras please note that these pages contain a collection of links to activities to support and enhance classroom teaching and learning. Shreya sharma is the cofounder and creative head of. In resourceful and humorous fashion, elizabeth dons a paper bag, finds and outsmarts the dragon, and rescues ronaldwho is less. Based on the book the paper bag princess by robert munsch, this 11 page vocabulary work contains 11 different activities and a homework packet. The paper bag princess was first told at the bay area childcare center in coos bay oregon where i had a job in 1973 and 1974. The paper bag princess lesson plan highland literacy. Unfortunately, in the second page of the book, a dragon swoops down, burns down the castle and everything with it, and kidnaps prince ronald. Use our free printable squared paper templates for your maths activities. Encourage reluctant writers with a fun contest that incorporates creative writing, public speaking and team work. K vocabulary connections is a series of vocabulary activities intended to be used as a supplement to comprehension strategy lesson plans and activities. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the paper bag princess classic munsch.
I had been telling lots and lots of dragon stories. This simplified board book version of the paper bag princess introduces preschoolers to the magical world of stories by robert munsch. Students participate in a variety of shared reading and writing activities related to the books paper bag princess and the jolly postman. Each of the vocabulary connections resource packages includes a list of specific vocabulary words found. Its a fun, classic fairy tale with a twistfeaturing a princess who rescues a rather arrogant prince.99 1029 1426 1563 666 730 287 776 110 547 1124 1375 1446 903 325 1507 431 998 1508 736 700 1029 1505 630 1208 823 704 40 1292 1401 1203