In groups, have students brainstorm the story of The Three Little Pigs. Can they remember the main events? The main phrases? Have the groups try to retell it.
Ask the students who is telling the story? Discuss third person and first person narrative.
Discuss how they think the story would be different if it had been told from a different characters perspective (the wolf)?
Read the story The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! by Jon Scieszka. Ask whether this story was first or third person narrative. Discuss the differences between the original story and this story,
Homework: Students are to find a story that they can retell from another characters perspective. They should read the story through a few times to be sure they remember how it goes. Fill out a Story Map (downloaded free from scholastic) with key events and characters from the story they have chosen.
Review the differences between how we show dialogue in Swedish compared to English. Review quotation marks and punctuation in conjunction with dialogue. Review direct speech compared to indirect speech. Complete a worksheet where the students fill in the punctuation needed.
Students have time in class to work on their story.
Homework: Those that did not finish the grammar worksheet need to finish.
Continue working on their story. Get feedback on what they have completed so far.
Homework: Finish the story, type final draft on a computer. Work must be handed in at the start of the next lesson (or emailed prior).