Vasilisa the Brave: A Russian Folktale (Script-Story)
A young girl must make a terrifying journey into the heart of the Russian forest. Armed only with her enchanted doll, Vasilisa faces the horrors of the home of Baba Yaga, the famed witch of Slavic folklore. Featuring an evil stepmother, a chicken-legged cottage, and a talking cat, this charming tale captures the magic of Russian folklore while giving young girls a positive role model. The theme of persevering in the face of fear adds to the story's appeal.
Script-story length: 11 pages
Reading Level: Grades 6-12
Teacher Guide: The 2-page teacher guide features background information, story synopsis, recall questions, connections, and post-story questions.
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