The Man and His Two Wives

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Challenge pupils by reading a fable about a husband that becomes a victim of his wives' opposite wishes. An audio version of Aesop's fable "The Man an His Two Wives" makes for a great station within a rotation or material for a flipped lesson.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the 144-word passage in a station rotation for individual reading
  • Consider picking a skill, such as making inferences, and teaching the fable as a reader's workshop 
Classroom Considerations

  • Content involves polygamy
Pros

  • Theme from the fable is relatable to many readers
  • Flesch-Kincaid readability score is posted as a 5.7
Cons

  • Does not come with an activity
  • Audio attachment does not download from website