Using traditional literature, students can gain mastery of understanding the elements of fiction using a plot line. Text structure, sequencing, retelling or summarization, character analysis, theme, and inferences are all covered in this prepared and easy to complete week long lesson. Vocabulary taken from the fables cover vocabulary words for the week, sensory language, prefixes and suffixes, and antonyms and synonyms. There are pages and pages of questions to guide your daily discussions. They are meant to bring rigor and depth to your reading lesson. One test (STAAR formatted) is included. Two fables are ready to run off and use as passages. Sentence strips for plot line are prepared and ready for the teacher to use as well as smaller sentence strips available for students to use.