June 4, 620 BC - Aesop's Fables
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that June 4, 620 BC was the birthday of Greek born Aesop of Aesop's fables. Students use resources in the classroom to research the fables and then write a fable of their own.
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Audio Aesop: Listen to the Lesson!
Aesop's Fables are the focus of this language arts lesson. Young philosophers study and discuss the morals found in the most famous of Aesop's Fables. They write an original fable that teaches a common moral. A "Fable Listening Library"...
1st - 8th English Language Arts
Town Mouse/Country Mouse
Everyone feels a little stressed out sometimes, but the stressors in life vary with every person. Use Aesop's fable "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse" to demonstrate how people deal with stress in different ways, and the importance...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Critical Thinking With Fables New and Old
Explore the fables of today along with Aesop's ancient fables. Learners will understand the structure of a fable, critically think about the fable's message, and create a lesson plan that they would like to teach through a fable....
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Fable Writing - Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Sciences
Before writing their own fables, class members select an animal or insect to use in their story and research its character, habits, movements, etc. After reading a wide variety of fables and identifying the elements of a fable, writers...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts