Fairy tales: Narrative
'Beauty and the beast', 1921.
This is an illustration from 'Beauty and the beast' by Jennie Harbour from 'My book of favourite fairy tales', 1921. Download 'Beauty and the beast' illustration (PDF: 2.1MB; 1 page).
It shows Beauty knocking at the gate of the Beast's castle. The gate leads into the garden.
Read the story of 'Beauty and the beast'.
- Use the illustration from 'Beauty and the beast' as a starting point for creative writing, storytelling, or drama. Before telling the class the story of 'Beauty and the beast', ask the pupils to imagine what happens next in the story. Does the door open? Who opens it? What's behind the door? Who is the woman who knocks on the door and what does she want or expect?
Literacy and English experiences and outcomes: [ENG 1-31a; ENG 2-31a; EXA 1-13a; EXA 2-13a]
- After listening or reading the pupils' story ideas, tell the story of 'Beauty and the beast'.
Download 'What happens next' activity (PDF: 75KB; 1 page)