This is test prep and writing combined! You can use this resource for teaching the reading strategy compare and contrast. You can use this for your bulletin board, as an assessment, while teaching whole group or even while teaching small group. There is no limit to how you can use this resource. This compares "Fox and the Crow" and the "Fox and the Grapes," two of Aesop's fables. This includes reading comprehension questions after each passage that will help your students get ready for their state tests and this also includes graphic organizers and content specific vocabulary cards to be printed. Students also infuse their knowledge of character traits into this writing piece and compare the characters based on their actions and dialogue. Their is a 4-point rubric attached to this resource and copies for the rough draft.