Aesop's Scripts

Aesop's Scripts presents twelve of the most common of Aesop's Fables written as plays for children.

Aesop's Scripts

What Are Aesop's Scripts?

Aesop's Scripts are short plays (ie skits) written for early readers. Aesop's Scripts have these features:

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Aesop's Scripts

#1: The Ant and the Grasshopper

Words: Other Features: Knock-knock joke

#2: A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing


#3: The Boy Who Cried Wolf


#4: The Jackdaw and the Pigeons


#5: City Mouse and Country Mouse


#6: The Tortoise and the Hare


Other Features: Rhyming phrases

#7: The Golden Goose

Words: Other Features: Greed progresses from wanting something, to anything, to everything.

#8: The Peacock and The Crane


#9: The Fox and the Crow


Other Features: Expressions like "Huh?" and "Uh-huh" are also included in the dialogue.

#10: The Fox and the Sour Grapes


Other Features: An opportune time to contrast "these" and "those" in usage.

#11: The Lion and the Mouse


#12: The Dog in the Manger


Coming Soon: Using Aesop's Scripts

Aesop's Scripts

Come back soon for more ideas on how to use Aesop's Scripts to enliven your lessons with enthusiastic readers (and actors.)

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