Ronda's Reviews > The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
1738417
's review
Jan 20, 11

bookshelves: childrens, long_ago_but_fondly_remembered, library_lessons, folk_and_fairy_tales, genre
Read in January, 2011

Wonderful for a wide variety of grade levels because you can focus on so many different aspects. For older students, it's great to read in conjuction with Palatini's The Three Silly Billies when talking about folk & fairy tales. It's also great when talking about descriptive language--there are many examples but my favorite is that instead of saying "an ugly troll lived under the bridge", Galdone says that the troll "was as mean as he was ugly." You can then point to the picture and ask the kids "How mean was he?" With younger students you can use it as a fairly tame intro to folk tales and it works well for pointing out similarities and differences, comparison (little, medium and biggest), & counting.
Likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read The Three Billy Goats Gruff.
Sign In »

No comments have been added yet.