Learning Life Lessons through Fables

This Learning Life Lessons through Fables lesson plan also includes:

Explore a variety of fables to learn life's lessons through engaging stories. Add rigor to the learning process with activities that include matching a a fable to the story's moral, short answer exit slips, and a three-column graphic organizer for a one-page overview of multiple fables.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Gather a collection of fables such as, The Tortoise and the Hare, for learners to browse when time permits 
  • Schedule time at the library, or on mobile learning devices, to search for fables that interest the class to use for the lesson
  • Invite scholars to write and share their fable with the class
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource was created as part of a larger unit on fables, but it can be used on its own or with another unit 
  • The lesson plan includes support from the school librarian; however, you may conduct the lesson without their assistance 
Pros

  • Lesson plan is written in detail allowing for easy administration
  • Worksheets are made with a simple, neat design  
  • The lesson sparks critical thinking and dialogue about making good choices 
Cons

  • None