Your Own Fairy Tale
Have each student write their own fairy tale, as though they are the main character who is to be rescued or is to be the hero of the tale.
Acting Out the New Fairy Tales
Have students break up into smaller groups in order to act out the stories as described by Anne Sexton in her poems.
The 'Real' Tales
Have students try to find the source materials for at least one of the fairy tales and then see how close Anne Sexton's version of events is to the original story.
A Fairy Tale Reading
Have students create a poetry reading setting and then get up in front of the class to read the poems, one by one.
The Real Truth Behind the Stories
Each student should choose at least one fairy tale which they will then recreate in their own words to tell...
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