Price $3.00 Helping a small friend may be wise! This moral and others was created by Aesop, who lived over 2,000 years ago. Yet, his classic fables still survive. In Aesop’s Fables Literacy, 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 printable stories relevant to the task cards are provided on the first page of this resource.
Aesop's Fables Learning Game Board is sold separately.
Aesop's Fables Learning Game Board
This lesson includes:
30 task cards,
links to printable stories,
optional 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. Download and print out the stories for your students.
3. Read and discuss the stories over the next few weeks.
4. Have a cooperative learning lesson using the task cards along with the printed out stories for students to refer back to when needed.
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Common Core State Standards
RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
RL.3.2 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.
RL.3.3 Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
RL.3.6 Distinguish their own point of view from that of the narrator or those of the characters.
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