with lesson plans
A description of each story is in the "Stories" page, and by clicking on the images you will find the lesson plans.
It is best to read the "Sample Lesson" to understand the structure of the lesson plans. It can be adapted to any story, or age group.
The lessons include grammar, phonics, theatre exercises, improvisations, word games, vocabulary, dialogues, crosswords, songs, tongue twisters and art projects.
They are particularly useful for ESL, home schooling, and people with reading or speech difficulties.
The down-to-earth wisdom of Aesop's Fables is timeless and ageless. We are never too old to be reminded to beware of flattery, greed and complacency.
Four illustrated stories per book - In verse
Adaptations of Aesop's Fables
English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Farsi
Twelve stories inspired by
In Chapter Two the stories are in dialogue format, for a performance or as a tool to improve reading skills.
Aesop, born in 620 BC, used animals in his fables so as not to be offend his audience. They were most often tales borrowed from local lore, which he adapted to make his moral statements. They were the means to an end to depict the foibles of human nature.
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Instead of age groups, the four books are classified according to reading levels, or understanding of the English language.
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Illustrated story and song