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Teaching Theme with Fables - The Crow and the Pitcher

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Common Core Standards
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Are you teaching your students how to determine the theme, moral, lesson, and central message of a story? This product provides your students with many opportunities. Students will use text evidence, identify the theme, understand vocabulary, identify story elements, and practice retelling/summarizing. Aesop's fables are a wonderful way to teach these important skills. The Crow and the Pitcher is a perfect fable with a wonderful theme.
This product includes:
*The Crow and the Pitcher story
*The Crow and the Pitcher poster identifying theme
*The Crow and the Pitcher identify text evidence activity sheet with answer key
*The Crow and the Pitcher identify vocabulary and determine meanings.
*Performance Scales/Learning Goals (Rubrics) for 2nd, 3rd grade, and 4th Grade
*Graphic organizers to identify theme, lesson, central message, and/or moral of the story
*Graphic organizers to identify story elements and provide practice of retelling and/or summarizing

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