Book Review: Game Time!
Divide the class into two teams for a Jeopardy type game. Use file cards to write the categories and dollar amounts and attach them to the board. Contestants must answer in the form of a question.
Who Did it?--- Fairy-Tale Switch---What happened to…---Another Word For---Odds and Ends
Who Did It?
He drove Granny Grimm’s car (Who was Mr. Canis?)
He was the mayor of Ferryport Landing (Who was Prince Charming?)
They attacked the girls when they tried to run away the first night at Granny’s? (Who were the Pixies?)
He kidnapped Granny Grimm and Mr. Canis? (Who is the giant)
It kept Dorothy’s slippers and Aladdin's carpet? (What is the magic mirror?)
Fairy-Tale Switch (You name the human version, student names the fairy-tale character)
Sheriff Hamstead (Who is one of the three little pigs?)
Mayor Charming (Who is Prince Charming?)
Deputy Crane (Who is Ichabod Crane?)
Mr. Canis (Who is the Big Bad Wolf?)
Sabrina Grimm (Who is Momma Bear? She dressed in a costume.)
What happened to….
The farm (What is, the giant stepped on it?)
Grandma and Mr. Canis (What is, they were taken by the giant?)
The castle(What is, the giant destroyed it?)
Elvis (What is, he was injured by Jack?)
The Magic Beans (What is, Jack stole them from the Magic Mirror?)
Another Word For…
Liebling (What is sweetheart?)
Oma (What is Grandmother?)
Courting (What is dating?)
Everafters (What is a fairy-tale creature?)
Opa (What is Grandfather?)
Odds and Ends…
They are going to build an addition on Grandma’s house. (Who are The Three Little Pigs/Policemen?)
They say this after unlocking all the locks on the door to get into the house.(What is “We’re home?")
Grandma’s meatballs are this color. (What is emerald green?)
He controlled the Pixies that were tiny creatures that stung people. (Who is Puck?)
Aladdin owned this. It helped the girls. (What is the magic flying carpet?)
Your class will enjoy the book and The Sisters Grimm activities that you use to follow-up. The project and game should keep everyone engaged and entertained. At the library, you’ll see students checking out the other books in this series. A homework study article is available, too.