Grade 6

Little Red Riding Hood
What Tales Tell

Whether fact or fiction, stories tell truths.

Magical gate in a mysterious forest with fog

About the Brothers Grimm and Fairytales

Source: The Kennedy Center

Once upon a time, fairy tales weren’t for children. They weren’t even written down. Read this history to learn how much fairy tales—even the ones with which we’re most familiar—have changed over time. Be sure to follow the links to older versions of the tales, and find out for yourself!

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