The Little Mermaid Level Guide

Category: Fiction
Guided Reading Level: T
Grade Level Equivalent: 5
Interest Level by Grade: 4-8
Educational Description: The Little Mermaid Series, based on Hans Christian Anderson, fairytale, illustrations enhance meaning and tone, dark, mystical, Story elements: setting; the sea, plot and character development, Comprehension strategies: compare and contrast versions of fairytales, and books in a series, predict outcomes, identify cause and effect relationships and problem and solution. Themes: good vs evil, sacrifice, priorities, love