Children around the world enjoy fairy tales. "Under the Fairy Tale Tree: A Whole-Language Approach to Teaching Thinking Skills" presents ten popular fairy tales which are used to teach critical and creative thinking skills. Each unit begins with a summary of the story and questions from Bloom's Taxonomy. Following these questions are five or six independent project ideas developed to encourage creative thinking and writing. A "Fairy Tale Magic" game is also included. This game asks questions about all the fairy tales included in the book and provides a fun way to review and end the unit. Fairy tales included are: "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," "The Sleeping Beauty," "Red Riding Hood," "The Princess and the Pea," "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Cinderella," "Jordina and Joringel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "The Little Match Girl." For grades 1-4. Softcover, 104 reproducible pages.
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