Jack and beanstalk part 1

Jack and the Beanstalk: Part 1

by Joseph Jacobs from English Fairy Tales

Part 1 passage: “Jack and the Beanstalk” is a traditional English fairy tell, probably originating in the 18th century. This much-loved tale of Jack and his magic beans has been told numerous times. This version was adapted by John Jacobs in 1890. Students will read the first part of the story and answer questions on character traits and the theme.