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Lateasha Pickens

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Transcript of Fables:

Aesop's Fables
Scripts written for entertainment
Very short to hold the readers attention
Feature familiar animals loved by children
What are Morals?
The lesson learned in a fable
Fables have a moral or lesson at the end of each story
The Characters
of Fables
What are Fables?
Short stories that illustrates a particular moral.
Themes and characters are created for children in a humorous and entertaining way.
They often pass into our culture as myths and legends as a teaching tool.
The Tortoise and the Hare

Hare stretched himself out alongside the road and fell asleep, thinking, "There is plenty of time to relax."
Slow and Steady walked and walked. He never, ever stopped until he came to the finish line.
The animals who were watching cheered so loudly for Tortoise, they woke up Hare.
Hare stretched and yawned and began to run again, but it was too late. Tortoise was over the line.
After that, Hare always reminded himself, "Don't brag about your lightning pace, for Slow and Steady won the race!"

What Do You Think These Morals Mean?
Little by little does the job.
You cant play all of the time.
Slow and steady wins the race.
Are usually animals
The animals usually act and talk just like people
The Tortoise and the Hare

There once was a speedy hare who bragged about how fast he could run. Tired of hearing him boast, Slow and Steady, the tortoise, challenged him to a race. All the animals in the forest gathered to watch.

Hare ran down the road for a while and then and paused to rest. He looked back at Slow and Steady and cried out, "How do you expect to win this race when you are walking along at your slow, slow pace?"

Little by little does the job.
You cant play all of the time.
Slow and steady wins the race.
A slave who lived approximately between 620-560 BC
The man credited with the authorship of collection or book of fables.
1. What was this fable about?
2. Who were the characters?
3. What was the moral of the story?
4. How can you use the moral to help you in school?
The Tortoise and the Hare
Lateasha Pickens
EDU 220 Section A
RL.2.2 Reading: Literature
Key Ideas and Details
2. Recount stories including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Key Ideas
Are the reasons why the story was written
Who the story is about
Where the story is taking place
What the story is about
A way of life
The way people do things
Create Your Own Ending
What happens next?
Does the story take place in the same setting?
Are there any new characters?
Draw a picture to go with your Fable.
The Fox and the Crow
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