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From the book: Teaching Fables - Lessons for Animal Science, Grammar, Speech, and Poetry

Teaching Fables

Animal Science, Grammar, Speech, and Poetry

 

Table of Contents

 

Introduction                                                                                                      1

The Best Fables for Second Grade                                                                   2

A Characterological Profile of the Human from the Fables                                 3

The Art of Story Telling the Fables                                                                    5

How to Present a Fable                                                                                    6

Fables Lessons: Animal Science, Grammar, Simile and Riddle                           8

            Lesson 1                                                                                              9

            Lesson 2                                                                                              11

            Lesson 3                                                                                              11

            Lesson 4                                                                                              13

            Lesson 5                                                                                              13

            Lesson 6                                                                                              14

            Lesson 7                                                                                              15

            Lesson 8                                                                                              16

            Lesson 9                                                                                              17

            Lesson 10: Simile                                                                                  19

            Lesson 11: Animal Riddles                                                                    20

The Fable as a Character Development Story                                                    22

            Example Story 1                                                                                   22

            Example Story 2                                                                                   23

            Example Story 3                                                                                   25

            Examples 4 and 5                                                                                 26

Fables Lessons for Teaching Speech and Poetry                                               27

How to Present a Poem                                                                                    28

            Lesson 1                                                                                              30

            Lesson 2                                                                                              31

            Lesson 3                                                                                              31

            Lesson 4                                                                                              32

            Lesson 5                                                                                              33

Daily Speech Exercises                                                                                     33

Cultivating the Speaking Voice                                                                          34

A Collection of Poems for the Second Year                                                      35

            Animals and Fables                                                                               35

            Nature Poems                                                                                      42

            Poems for Golden Legends                                                                   46

Teaching Drama in the Second Year                                                                 51