Grade: Middle

#3589. Aesop's Fables

Reading/Writing, level: Middle
Posted Sun Nov 20 12:25:01 PST 2005 by anonymous ().
Middle School, Franklin, United States
Materials Required: paper, pencil, markers, colored pencils
Activity Time: it will take around an hour to complete
Concepts Taught: learning about fables

Teachers: Read a story from Aesop's Fables. At the end of the story, have the children think about the moral. Then, tell them that they will be writing a fable.

1. Think of a moral for your fable
2. Think of a setting for your fable
3. Make up a story to go with your moral and setting
4. Create characters (animals) and their names
5. Put it together!
6. Present the fables and have the other students guess the moral
Note: The presentations may take longer than one hour.