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Writing fables has never been this fun! Use this engaging unit to address the Core Core standards RL3.2, in which students must recount stories including folktales from diverse cultures. This unit will also help guide your budding writers to become creative storytellers.

•Common Core Standards: Writing
• Common Core Standards: Reading
• Notes for the Teacher
• Suggested Mentor Texts
• Suggested Mentor Texts Available as Youtube Videos
• Fables Genre {POSTER-color and background}
• All About Aesop {POSTER-color and background}
• Generating Ideas for Problems
• Generating Ideas for Morals
• Generating Ideas for Characters
• My Ideas for Pourquoi Tales
•Characters in Fable
• Characters and Their Characteristics
• Fable Outline
• Picture Timeline
• Fable Prewriting
•Organizing With Paragraphs
•Drafting Paper {half page guided booklet and free form drafting paper}
Editing and Revising
•Painting A Picture With Similes
• Paint a Picture With Figurative Language
•Boom! Smash! Pow! Onomatopoeia!
• Incorporating Sensory Details
• Paint a Picture With Color Words
• Transitional Words and Phrases in Narrative Writing
• Internal and External Dialogue
• Vocal Verbs
• Punctuating Dialogue
•Peer Writing Conference
•Constructive Criticism
•Editing and Revising Checklists (with section for writing conference goals)
•Cover Page (4 border options)
• Full Text Page
• Half Text Half Illustration Page
•About the Author
•Traditional Literature: Fable Rubric-Teacher Version
•Traditional Literature: Fable Rubric-Student Version

• Subtypes of Traditional Literature
•What I Notice About Fables
•And The Moral of the Story Is
• Connecting Fables to My Life
• Powerful Illustrations
•Comparing and Contrasting Traditional Literature Story Map Charts
•Comparing and Contrasting Traditional Literature Venn Diagram
• Character Traits
• Characterization
• Describe That Character
• Identifying Internal and External Character Traits
• Looking at a Character's Change
• Story Map
• Retell Graphic Organizer
• Plot Organizer
• Plot Timeline
• Making Predictions
• Cause and Effect
• Asking Questions and Searching for Answers
• Finding Text Evidence to Support the Moral
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66 pages
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Teaching Duration
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