Folktale (fiction), 1,090 words, Level S (Grade 3), Lexile 880L
Multilevel Book also available in level M
Aesop's Fables offers readers a collection of simple yet valuable life lessons. Each of the seven separate tales uses animal characters to tell a story that contains a clear moral. Classic illustrations enrich the text. The book can also be used to teach students how to visualize as well as to analyze characters in a story. The books and lesson are also available for levels M and P.
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Literature Circle Resources
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Analyze Character : Analyze characters in a story
R-Controlled Vowels : Identify the r-controlled vowels ir, ur, and er
Grammar and Mechanics
Quotation Marks : Understand the use of quotation marks
Antonyms : Recognize and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class