The following questions are based on what you know or like about Children’s Literature. Answer the questions completely.
What does the term “fairy tale” mean to you? Can you remember the first fairy tale you heard or read? What did you like or dislike about it?
What is your favorite fairy tale? Why do you think you remember it so well?
Why do you think fairy tales have endured for so long?
What makes a great fairy tale?
Can you think of some movies – that take place in modern-day times – that could actually be examples of fairy tales?
Are there television shows on-the-air – animated or live action – that have fairy tale elements, or have had an episode that seemed to incorporate a mix of fantasy and reality?