This unit contains two fables for students to read: "The Tortoise and the Hare" and "The Ant and the Grasshopper". There is a reader response for each fable along with a character trait sheet for each of the four characters.
There are also 4 plays that my students studied, practiced, made props for, and performed.
Common core Standards:
RL.2.2 Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
RL.2.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
RL.2.3 Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges
RL.2.6 Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.