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Fables
y <ul><li>Early form of story telling </li></ul><ul><li>Believed to be originated in India </li></ul><ul><li>Aesop – Greek...
AESOP <ul><li>Credited for most of the known fables heard today.  </li></ul><ul><li>His fables include “The Ant and the Gr...
<ul><li>Short stories </li></ul>What are some characteristics of fables? <ul><li>Features animals, plants & forces of natu...
Fables teach a lesson, can relate to everyone, and connects us with other cultures.
Fables of Different cultures <ul><li>Involve animals found in that culture </li></ul><ul><li>Reflects cultural beliefs </l...
Fable: The Tortoise and the Hare <ul><li>The Hare laughed at Tortoise’s short feet and slow pace. </li></ul><ul><li>Tortoi...
Tortoise and the Hare <ul><li>Tortoise never stopped, he went slow and steady the whole way </li></ul><ul><li>Hare, though...
Tortoise and the Hare MORAL:  Don’t rush into things
Fables can have more than one lesson.  Another lesson for the tortoise and the Hare is “Slow and Steady wins the race”
Cultural Fables <ul><li>Native American’s use a lot of wolves </li></ul><ul><li>Wolves to them symbolize what a fox does t...
Animals Used in Fables <ul><li>Lion – Strength, Big Ego </li></ul><ul><li>Fox – Sly </li></ul>
Animals Used in Fables <ul><li>Wolf – Greed, Dishonest </li></ul><ul><li>Lamb – Shyness </li></ul>
Aesop’s Fables <ul><li>The Ant and the Grasshopper </li></ul><ul><li>The Tortoise and the Hare </li></ul>Check them out  h...
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  1. 1. Fables
  2. 2. y <ul><li>Early form of story telling </li></ul><ul><li>Believed to be originated in India </li></ul><ul><li>Aesop – Greek Slave, 620 B.C. </li></ul>Some things you should know about Fables…
  3. 3. AESOP <ul><li>Credited for most of the known fables heard today. </li></ul><ul><li>His fables include “The Ant and the Grasshopper,” and “The Tortoise and the Hare.” </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Short stories </li></ul>What are some characteristics of fables? <ul><li>Features animals, plants & forces of nature with human qualities </li></ul><ul><li>Handed down generation after generation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fables teach a lesson, can relate to everyone, and connects us with other cultures.
  6. 6. Fables of Different cultures <ul><li>Involve animals found in that culture </li></ul><ul><li>Reflects cultural beliefs </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fable: The Tortoise and the Hare <ul><li>The Hare laughed at Tortoise’s short feet and slow pace. </li></ul><ul><li>Tortoise challenged him to a race </li></ul><ul><li>Hare agreed </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tortoise and the Hare <ul><li>Tortoise never stopped, he went slow and steady the whole way </li></ul><ul><li>Hare, thought he had time and took a nap </li></ul><ul><li>He finally woke up, and rushed to the finish line </li></ul>
  9. 9. Tortoise and the Hare MORAL: Don’t rush into things
  10. 10. Fables can have more than one lesson. Another lesson for the tortoise and the Hare is “Slow and Steady wins the race”
  11. 11. Cultural Fables <ul><li>Native American’s use a lot of wolves </li></ul><ul><li>Wolves to them symbolize what a fox does to Europeans. </li></ul><ul><li>Animals used are reflective of culture </li></ul>
  12. 12. Animals Used in Fables <ul><li>Lion – Strength, Big Ego </li></ul><ul><li>Fox – Sly </li></ul>
  13. 13. Animals Used in Fables <ul><li>Wolf – Greed, Dishonest </li></ul><ul><li>Lamb – Shyness </li></ul>
  14. 14. Aesop’s Fables <ul><li>The Ant and the Grasshopper </li></ul><ul><li>The Tortoise and the Hare </li></ul>Check them out here !
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