Folktale (fiction), 789 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 500L
Multilevel Book also available in levels P and S
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 P and S.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Visualize to understand text
Analyze characters in a story
Identify the r-controlled vowels ir, ur, and er
Grammar and Mechanics
Understand the use of quotation marks
Recognize and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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