This unit uses three of Aesop's shorter fables as a foundation for talking about unity. With imaginative writing and drawing prompts, as well as comprehension questions, this is a fun introduction to Aesop AND a solid lesson on character education and critical thinking skills. Available at four levels.
"That's not a wasp! It's a friendly little bee!" A 1 page realistic fiction story about a boy who can't tell the difference between wasps and bees. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses.
This 1 page realistic fiction selection is about how "Amy went to the pond with her little brother Mike" and collected some frog eggs to take home and watch the transformation of pollywogs to frogs. It is followed by 5 multiple choice questions and 4 questions that require brief written responses.
Eight pages of activities based on the Ukranian folktale, The Mitten. Includes completion questions, true/false, writing and drawing prompts, and short answer questions, story mapping, a crossword and a word search puzzle.
The tale of a boy who trades a panda for a pepper (??) is available at four different levels. The primary level includes reading comprehension questions, a word unscramble, and more activities appropriate for early readers.
"Ollie can’t see! Give him a pair of green eyes". This activity, which can be used with the "Ollie the Owl" reading comprehension, works as a cut/color/paste activity or a simple coloring activity, depending on student ability and interest.
A short story follow the things Brian and Tina learn about heart health on their visit to the doctor. Includes short response questions and a multiple choice question sets, along with a writing prompt to help children plan healthy practices for their family.