Create Your Own Fable

After your immersion in the fables of Aesop, it is now time to create your original story that illustrates the moral of your choice.

To help you, use the guidelines below in planning and writing your fable. Once you have answered the questions, you are now ready to write your story.

To have a standard writing process, write a draft first and confer with your teacher to assess your work. Proofread and edit your writing along with your grammar and spelling too. At the end of this assignment your teacher will give you a vocabulary worksheet. Complete the list and simply follow the given instructions.

Write a final draft and illustrate your work. You may use a stationary sheet or your computer in designing your story. Remember to create a cover page and choose illustrations that are appropriate for your fable.

 Create Your Own Fable!

Answer these questions as you begin to write your fable.

What message would you like to teach?

Who will your characters be? (Remember that fables often use animals that act like people)

What will your characters need to solve?

How will your fable end?

Story Structure Chart

Title

Characters

Setting

Problem/Solution

Moral

My Vocabulary Words

Underline three words in this story that are new or especially interesting to you. Write those words on the lines.

Word 1       _____________________________________

Word 2      _____________________________________

Word 3     _____________________________________

Based on the other words in the fable, write what you think your words mean.

Word 1       ______________________________________________

Word 2      ______________________________________________

Word 3     ______________________________________________

Use a dictionary to look up the meaning of your words. Write the meanings on the line.

Word 1       ______________________________________________

Word 2      ______________________________________________

Word 3     ______________________________________________

Write a sentence for each of your three words.

Word 1       ______________________________________________

Word 2      ______________________________________________

Word 3     ______________________________________________

Deadline of Submission for the 1st draft is on 17th of October.

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