The Brahman, the Tiger and the Jackal

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A holy man saves a tiger from a trap, but the tiger wants to eat the man. How does he escape? Find out with a nine minute audiobook featuring a tale from India titled "The Brahman, the Tiger, and the Jackal."

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Discuss how class members would answer the Brahman's question
  • Follow the reading with discussion questions for learners to answer either in written form or orally 
  • Instruct pupils to listen to the story at home, then return to school ready to participate in a follow-up activity 
Classroom Considerations

  • Have headphones ready when scholars listen to the story on their own devices

  • The narrator speaks with an inviting tone and at a decent speed 
  • Webpage provides the option to download the audio file 
  • Comes with a concise story overview and transcript 

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