Why Lesson Planet?
Students compare and contrast two versions of a fable and draw a cartoon to illustrate the moral. In this James Thurber and Aesop lesson, students read both versions of "The Fox and the Crow" and look for similarities and differences in the telling of the two fables. Students explain the use of various literary terms and discuss the moral of the tales. Students draw a cartoon to illustrate the moral of one of the fables they read.