Hansel and  grethel part1

Hansel and Grethel, Part 1


by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm from Grimm's Fairy Stories

Part 1 passage: The Brothers Grimm’s fairy tale “Hansel and Grethel” has been so popular over the last 200 years that it has inspired several cultural references, such as “following bread crumbs.” This version of the story, published in 1922, uses one of the variant spellings for Gretel. Students will read the first part of the story and respond to questions about the language, the plot, and the characters.