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Fables Gone Digital! Teach multiple standards in five weeks with this thorough fable resource. Everything you need to engage your students in a close read is at your fingertips: 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. Did I mention detailed lesson plans to guide instruction were included? Check out the PREVIEW to see!
NOTE: That's five weeks of lesson plans with literally little prep!
These all-in-one digital resources are designed to attend to 3rd grade and 4th grade core literature standards while studying fable genre. Included in these digital flipbooks are the fables themselves (links to both versions: a grade-level text and a struggling readers' version), and all the essential questions/graphic organizers (specific to each particular fable) necessary for guiding students in analyzing characters and story plot, as well as determining the moral of these fables. Perfect for Google Classroom ™ or any other digital platform! Both a digital and PDF copy of the fable passages are provided so you have options as to how you want students to use the text during a close read. Teacher notes, detailed lesson plans, and answer keys are also included to guide your instruction and optimize a close read of the fables.---- Note: "I Can" statements are on the cover of each digital flipbook and stated in the lesson plans. *Please see preview for the detailed lesson format. Due to the fact that The Crow & the Pitcher is a very short text, two leveled versions and readers' theater activities are not included in that particular file. Bonus: Fable Mini-Posters
Through the activities in these digital flipbooks, 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
☕Teacher resources include:
► 5-Day detailed lesson plans from which you can construct your own lessons or print and use as guidance
► Teacher’s notes and detailed answer keys are included to assist with optimizing a close read of the text and to guide meaningful discussions.
► Teacher support for getting you started in Google™ Drive and use in Google™ Classroom
✍Each digital flipbook includes:
► an introduction to fables and who Aesop was
► the fable (TWO-leveled versions of the text)
► an introduction to typical characters found in fables (includes a list of character traits organized to display opposite traits- positive traits vs. negative traits)
► graphic organizers and questions for analyzing/evaluating character traits, motives, actions
► an introduction to the plot of a story
► graphic organizers and questions for analyzing/evaluating the plot of the fable
► an introduction to the moral of a fable
► questioning that guides students in determining the moral of the fable
► a text-to-self reading response activity that has students make connections between the moral and how it might apply to students’ own lives
► a vocabulary activity that promotes the use of context clues to figure out unknown words
Additional student resources include:
► Readers' Theater script
► Student planning guide for Readers' Theater
► Expression cards for practicing the use of intonation within a fluent performance of the script
Fairy Tales Gone Digital! Teach core standards with intentionality while studying fairy tale genre. This engaging digital fairy tale flipbook provides an opportunity for students to analyze the characters, setting, events, and the theme/message, as well as examining fairy tale elements. The flipbook is organized by colorful tabs to highlight important elements of fairy tales: the setting, good vs. evil, the task or challenge, the magic, and the message. Each section introduces the element and prompts students to think and answer questions relevant to the focus of that section. An adapted version of the fairy tale passage is included so students can highlight and annotate the text as they find evidence to support their answers. Both a digital and PDF copy of the fairy tale passages are provided so you have options as to how you want students to use the text. Teacher notes and answer keys are also included to guide your instruction and optimize a close read of the text. Reading response prompts in a PDF format are also included and make great exit slips. Note: "I Can" statements are on the cover of the digital flipbooks and a PDF teacher copy is provided to post in the classroom.
Through the various activities in the digital flipbooks, students will:
♛ Describe characters’ traits, feelings, and actions.
♛ Explain how a characters’ traits, feelings, or actions influence the events in the story.
♛ Explain how the setting of the story is important to the plot.
♛ Describe how the character changed in the story and explain why.
♛ Compare/contrast characters in the story.
♛ Determine the elements of a fairy tale, including good vs. evil, the task or challenge, and the magic, how these elements contribute to the plot.
♛ Determine the message of the fairy tale and how it applies to me, the reader.
♛ Find and use evidence from the text to support my answers.
☕ Download file includes the following:
✔ Step-by-step instructions for accessing the product link and how to access in Google™️ Drive and use in Google™️ Classroom.
✔ 'I Can' statements for resource activities to post in classroom (PDF format)
✔ Teacher notes to guide instruction
✔ Hard copy of the fairy tale (PDF format)
✔ Reading response prompts (PDF format)
⚠️This resource is made in Google™ slides. The link will save a copy to your Google™ Drive. Great for Google™ Classroom or any other digital platform!⚠️
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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: