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Which Way to a Happy Ending?

Which Way to a Happy Ending

Students map out the routes in favorite fairy tales with this activity. After they complete their maps, have students write questions about their maps and provide answer keys. Then each student trades maps with a partner to practice map-reading skills!


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Which Way to a Happy Ending Step 1

Step 1
Choose a favorite fairy tale. On the bulletin board paper, plan a route that resembles settings in the story.

Which Way to a Happy Ending Step 2

Step 2
Cut and glue construction paper scraps to illustrate the settings. Add marker details.

Which Way to a Happy Ending Step 3

Step 3
Draw a compass rose, a key, and a scale on paper scraps and glue them to the map.

Which Way to a Happy Ending Step 4

Step 4
Cut the edges of the map so it appears to have been saved from fairy-tale times!

Adult supervision is recommended when children use scissors.
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