Enjoy this free sampler! The original version of this free resource is designed to teach multiple standards in one week. Everything you need to engage your students in a close read is at your fingertips in the original fable flipbook resource: from character and plot analysis, determining theme and message, using context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words, to practicing fluency and expression skills through readers' theater activities. The original flipbook includes the fable itself (grade-level and struggling readers version) and all the essential questions/graphic organizers (specific to this particular fable) necessary for guiding students in a close read. Did I mention detailed lesson plans, teacher notes, and answer keys to guide and optimize instruction were included? Check out the preview included in this free download to see just how detailed they are!
A digital version is available: Digital Classroom Fables: Ant & Grasshopper
NOTE: That's one week of lesson plans with literally little prep!
The activities in this FREE resource are samples of the original resource that uses a fun fable flipbook format to engage students and attend to the core lessons fables teach! If you are in need of quality resources that teach theme/message, character analysis, POV (perspective), and vocabulary, the Fable Flip Book Bundle is a one-stop-shop.
This sampler includes the fable and some core activities that can be found in the original resource. These activities include the following: a close read of the fable, character analysis, using context clues to find the meaning of words with application activities, and part of the moral analysis found in the original flipbook. Teacher's notes and answer keys are provided in this sampler. To check out more fable flipbooks in this series, follow the links at the end.
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Through the activities included in the original flipbook resource, students will:
✔ read grade-level appropriate texts
✔ describe characters' traits, feelings, actions, or motives, and how they influence the events or outcome of the fable
✔ determine which traits are most important to the moral of the fable
✔ retell the fable using the most important details in the fable
✔ determine the point of view of the characters and distinguish my own point of view from that of the characters'
✔ determine the moral of the fable and how it applies the reader
✔ infer how the outcome of the story might have been different had the character made better choices
✔ find and use evidence from the text to support thinking
✔ determine the meaning of words using context clues
✔ practice fluency and expression through readers' theater activities
Note: This sampler is NOT in flipbook format. It is simply a sample of the original flipbook resource.
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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...
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