Fables Common Core 3rd Grade 4th Grade Upper RL3.2 RL3.3 RL3.4 RL3.6 RL4.2 RL4.3

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Fables for Upper Elementary / Big Kids / 3rd Grade / 4th Grade
Central Message, Character Traits, & Recounting / Retelling Story Plot (Targeted: RL 3.2, RL 3.3, RL 3.4, RL 3.6, RL 4.2, RL 4.3 & RL 5.2)

This is perfect for teaching a fable unit in upper grades (3rd, 4th, 5th), while targeting story plot, theme/message, and character analysis.

These all-in-one instructional resources were designed to attend to 3rd and 4th grade common core literature standards (Key Ideas & Details) and RL.4 (vocabulary) and RL.6 (point of view) while studying fable genre. Included in each double-sided flip book is the fable itself and all the essential questions/graphic organizers (specific to each particular fable) necessary for guiding students in analyzing characters, story plot, characters' and the reader's point of view, as well as determining the moral of the fable. Teacher's notes and detailed answer keys have been added to assist students in a close read of each fable and optimize classroom instruction. Easily constructed, each flip book is perfect for any reading instructional setting: whole group, partner reading, centers, or guided reading groups. Fables can be used as part of a genre study unit or spread out across the year for spiral review.

Struggling Readers Versions for 3 fables have been added!
~The Ant & the Grasshopper
~The Lion & the Mouse
~The Hare & the Tortoise

Fable Mini-Posters and Elements of Fables Graphic Organizers (added 3/6/16)

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The double-sided flipbooks include multiple lessons:

~ Teacher’s Notes and detailed answer keys to assist in optimizing a close read of the text and guide meaningful discussions that target the core of instruction about the text (added 4/20/16)
~An introduction to fables and who Aesop was
~The fable itself
~An introduction about typical characters found in fables (includes a list of character traits organized to display opposite traits- positive traits vs. negative traits)
~Analyzing/evaluating character traits, motives, actions
~An introduction to the plot of a story
~Analyzing/evaluating the plot of the fable
~An introduction to the moral of a fable
~Determining the moral of the fable
~A response to reading activity that prompts students to make text-to-self connections between the moral and how it might apply to students’ own lives
~Determining the meaning of words using context clues provided in the story

Interested in just one of the fables? You can find it here:

Fable: The Ant and the Grasshopper

Fable: The Tortoise and the Hare

Fable: The Fox and the Crow

Fable: The Crow and the Pitcher

Fable: The Lion and the Mouse

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To see resources for teaching common core reading standards, please click on the links below and check out the following toolkits that can be used with any story...

RL3.2, 4.2 & 5.2~ Finding the Theme & Message in Literature

RL3.6, 4.6 & 5.6~ Distinguishing Point of View & Perspective

RL2.3~ Describing Character Response to Events & Challenges

RL3.3~ Describing Character Traits, Feelings & Motives

RL4.3~ Describing Characters, Settings, & Events in Literature

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Fables Common Core 3rd Grade 4th Grade Upper RL3.2 RL3.3 R
Fables Common Core 3rd Grade 4th Grade Upper RL3.2 RL3.3 R
Fables Common Core 3rd Grade 4th Grade Upper RL3.2 RL3.3 R
Fables Common Core 3rd Grade 4th Grade Upper RL3.2 RL3.3 R