⭐️These 12 printable and digital certified Lexile® measured fables and question sets are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing RL2.2 and RL3.2 skills. Students use fables to recount stories and determine the central message, lesson, moral, or theme. Students identify and explain how the message is conveyed through key details in the text.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching main idea skills. Aligns with many state-specific standards, including TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two main idea skills-focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third-grade bands.
⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.
*This digital version saves paper, but still requires teachers to correct student responses.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 2nd grade & 3rd grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for second and third grade is 420L-820L).
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple-choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Reworked stories and custom illustrations are designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
★ Tahnee U. said, “Thank you! I love the differentiation in passages [and] the streamline of the design of responses for the passages. This resource is very helpful when teaching Fables. Thank you!”
★ Rachel M. said, “Great resource for fables. Really solid examples. Great for differentiation! Thanks!”
★ Desiree R. said, “Even the struggling students enjoyed this resource.”
1. What are Fables Journal Page
2. Fables Practice Passages & Question Sets
- The Frogs & The Ox- 440L
- The Dancing Monkeys- 570L
- The Two Goats- 590L
- The Wolf and the Kid- 620L
- The Fox and the Grapes- 620L
- The Peacock and the Crane- 640L
- The Dog in the Manger- 660L
- The Lion and the Mouse- 690L
- Belling the Cat- 730L
- The Dog and His Reflection- 740L
3. Fables Assessment Passages & Question Sets
- The Crow and the Pitcher- 510L
- The Young Crab and His Mother- 560L
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