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Writing Fables

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Young scholars write their own fables. In this writing fables lesson plan, students use handheld computers to write a fable. The class designs a spreadsheet to organize common elements of fables. Young scholars also edit each others' work.
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Using Literature to Explore Great Lakes Folklore, Fables and Features

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Stories from "The Great Lakes Mariner" provide pupils with an opportunity to practice their synopsis-writing skills. The tabloid, which focuses on the Great Lakes region, is filled with stories written by sea captains, that are filled...
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Writing and Presenting a Fable Using Research

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Elementary and middle schoolers research animal facts and use them in a fable. First, they pair-share to find animal traits to use in writing a fable. They then complete a prewriting worksheet. After going through the writing process,...
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Fabulous, Fractured Fables

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Elementary schoolers develop an awareness of the literary form known as the fable. They explore how authors write fables to pass along moral lessons. After reading and discussing many famous fables embedded in the plan, learners attempt...
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The Rooster and the Pearl

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
How do individuals determine value? Middle school students read Aesop's fable "The Rooster and the Pearl" and complete a narrative writing activity to learn that precious things are for those that can prize them. 
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Town Mouse/Country Mouse

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Everyone feels a little stressed out sometimes, but the stressors in life vary with every person. Use Aesop's fable "The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse" to demonstrate how people deal with stress in different ways, and the importance...
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Kindness Fables

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a fable that is based on kindness. In this fables lesson plan, students read and discuss different fables. Then they discuss kindness, and write their own fables based on the kindness of others.
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Writing a Fable

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the definition of a fable in that it is a story that has a moral for people to apply in their lives. They then read a fable together so they have a better understanding. Next, students write their own fables.
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Readers Theatre Scripts

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Engage and entertain young learners with this collection of readers theatre activities. With over 25 different scripts, a wide range of topics are covered from simple counting and rhyming exercises to adaptions of popular children's...
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Identifying the Theme in a Story

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recognize Theme through the use of simple, short stories. Using Pro Quest, students begin by researching the literary element, theme, and how it can be identified. They then identify the themes in Aesop's Fables and other short...