Read Alouds – Aesop Fables

aesop fablesAesop Fables – Listen and view four of Aesop’s most famous fables: The Tortoise and the Hare, A Lesson for a Foolish Crow, The Lion and the Mouse, and The Fox and his Shadow.  They are read with a modern interpretation.

Key Ideas and Details
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.

Craft and Structure
Compare and contrast the point of view from which different stories are narrated, including the difference between first- and third-person narrations.

Describe how a narrator’s or speaker’s point of view influences how events are described.


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