Teaching with Aesop's Fables

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Bring the applicable morals of Aesop's Fables to your classroom with a series of reading comprehension activities. With 12 different fables with activities and exercises, the packet focuses on the ways learners can apply the fables and lessons to their own lives and communities.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Complete one lesson at a time throughout the school year, or create a unit out of as many of the lessons as you'd like
  • Send home one of the lessons for extra practice with parents
  • Save the lessons for substitute teaching days
Classroom Considerations

  • The packet is 64 pages long, but each lesson is only four pages in length, including the fable itself
Pros

  • Each activity features a different fable, writing prompts, opportunities for cross-curricular assignments, discussion topics, and links to other books with similar themes
  • Provides reading comprehension templates at the end of the packet, as well as extension activities and a bibliography
Cons

  • None