10 Easy to read fables for kids! Let your students explore Aesop's fables and learn about lessons and morals with these one page fables. Rewritten in a language that is easier for students to read and understand but still holds true to the original meaning. Click to see all 10!
Teaching Theme with Aesop's Fables Fable #1: The Tortoise and the Hare Fable #2: The Lion and the Mouse Includes: story mapping - problem/conflict, solution, moral, theme - with multiple choice & open-ended questions.
Indian Jataka Tales present many fables with animals. Today, they are also presented as online fables for kids or children's short story with moral lessons. http://fablefantasy.com/crocodile-and-monkey-a-fable-story-with-animals-from-jataka-tales/
Teaching Theme with Fables - The Town Mouse & the Country Mouse
Students will identify the theme, moral, lesson, and central message of a story. Students will use text evidence, identify the theme, understand vocabulary, identify story elements, retell and summarize. Aesop's fables are a wonderful way to teach these important skills. The Town Mouse & the Country Mouse is a perfect fable with a wonderful theme.
2nd Grade Common Core: Tools for Interactive Reading Notebook 100% Aligned