The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

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After reading one of Aesop's most well-known fables, pupils respond to 10 reading comprehension questions that involve drawing conclusions, making inferences, and identifying theme.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a study of fables, or more specifically, Aesop's fables
  • Instruct readers to highlight answers within the text to demonstrate an understanding of the answers they chose
  • Use as a guided instructional tool to help students grasp the concept of fables and theme, rereading the passage several times in order to break it down
  • Compare and contrast this fable with another one of Aesop's fables in a Venn diagram
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes learners are familiar with the concept of theme
  • Passage is a Lexile® 890 reading level

  • Provides an answer key for straightforward assessment
  • Allows for short answer and multiple choice responses

  • None
Common Core