The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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Take a look at one of Aesop's classic fables, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, from a slightly different perspective by considering the type of consequences that can result from abusing power.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Given the familiarity and simplicity of the story, consider using this resource to focus on developing discussion strategies or descriptive writing
Pros

  • Includes complete text of the story
  • Brief background information on Aesop's Fables provided
Cons

  • The connection between the focus question (How does power corrupt?) and the choice of literature appears vague and will need to be scaffolded for learners
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