Cinderella Summary

Updated: 4/2/2019
Cinderella Summary
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Cinderella Lesson Plans

Cinderella by Vera Southgate

Lesson Plans by Heidi Deck

The Cinderella fairy tale has been adored by children all over the world for centuries. Since the Brothers Grimm version was published in 1812, thousands of other versions have been written and retold. All of them share the endearing main character, Cinderella, who is taken for granted despite her pure and kind heart.


Storyboard Description

Vera Southgate's Cinderella Summary activity. Have students create BME plot diagrams!

Storyboard Text

  • I would like to wear a beautiful dress and go to the ball!
  • You go to the ball!? A fine sight you would be!
  • Cinderella lives with her father and sisters. She is constantly put to work.
  • Cinderella’s sisters are invited to the ball but she is not.
  • Cinderella meets her fairy godmother and is transformed for the first time. She leaves the ball before the magic wears off.
  • The second night of the ball, Cinderella is transformed again and makes it back just in time.
  • END
  • END
  • This is my one true bride.
  • The third night of the ball, Cinderella is transformed again, but leaves right at midnight and loses her shoe.
  • The prince searches high and low and finally finds Cinderella.