The three little pigs: Interviews / Who’s telling the truth? / Storytelling / Drawing / Discussion.
- The three little pigs (oral traditional story – version in which the pigs don’t get eaten by the wolf)
- Adaptation for young primary children of The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! By A. Wolf, as told by Jon Scieszka. Puffin Books published by the Penguin Books USA 1989
1-hour lesson plan. -1h30 for higher levels.
Levels: Beginner – intermediate.
- Students understand and learn new language in context (sneeze, straw, sticks of wood, bricks, ‘then I’ll huff and I’ll puff’).
- Students become aware that there can be different versions to one same story.
- Students are given a voice in deciding which version they ‘believe’ or prefer and why.
- Students are allowed to be creative, to step out of the story, to tell their own stories about misunderstandings.
Language: Questions and answers
Three pigs video (I don’t recommend using the video in class but more as a help for preparing the story).