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Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin

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Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin is one of the best full-length fairy tale spin-offs available anywhere. The Kids Wings literature guide offers exciting curriculum connections with enrichment and extension for your reading of this exciting fairy tale spin-off. It will provide opportunities to collaborate, problem solve, and build skills!  

It includes 50 pages of interdisciplinary activities formulated as worksheets PLUS a 53-slide interactive Jeopardy-type game. The activities are perfect for paired, group, or whole class study, and are keyed into important objectives. This Kids Wings unit ignites mastery learning and provides lesson planning with handouts or projection on your electronic board!

This Kids Wings Activity Guide Contains: 

  • Fairy Tale Vocabulary Game
  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • Anticipation Guide
  • 3 -page Readers’ Theater Introduction: The Traditional Rumpelstiltskin
  • Research the Importance of Fairy Tales
  • Preparing Your Intellectual Tools
  • Literary Devices
  • Tracking His Travels
  • Where in the Kingdom? Creating a Map
  • Weaving Character Studies
  • 7 Grouped Chapters: Vocabulary & Predict-Read-Confirm Chapter Questions
  • Multiple Choice and Short-Answer Chapter Questions
  • Crossword Puzzle: Fairly Sad Beginning
  • Visualizing the Story, Comprehension
  • The Story's Voice: Choosing the Voice, Changing the Voice
  • Turning The Troll Chapters into a Dramatic Reading 
  • Troll Games, a Logic Puzzle
  • Sequencing: Anna's Story and Rump's Reaction
  • The Baby, The Miller, and Answers, A Cloze Activities
  • A Cartoon Ending for Chapters 31 and 32
  • Poetry that Grows Out of Experience
  • Comparing Fairy Tale Spin-Offs
  • What's in My Name?
  • Discussion and Writing Prompts
  • Answer Pages
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game


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