Price $3.00 Helping a small friend may be wise! This moral along with others was created by Aesop, who lived over 2,000 years ago... yet, his classic fables still survive. In Aesop’s Fables Literacy, after lesson plan activities, learners answer 30 questions pertaining to the three stories.
1. The Lion and the Mouse
2. The Fox and the Crow
3. The Peacock and the Crane
Please note: The links to the stories relevant to the task cards are provided in this resource.
Aesop's Fables Learning Game Board is sold separately.
Aesop's Fables Learning Game Board
This lesson includes:
moral/values lesson plans,
30 task cards,
links to printable stories,
directions to the teacher,
and two awards cards.
These fables can be used as a class game, in cooperative groups or at a center. This lesson is aligned to Common Core State Standards.
1. Follow the links.
2. Read the stories with your students.
3. Have a cooperative learning lesson/game using the task cards.
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This lesson supports Common Core State Standards.
Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 3 topics and texts, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly.
Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.
Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.