Part of a five-book series with over 125 multi-cultural stories and poems that complement the pedagogical intentions of the language arts curriculum. Progressively controlled and increasingly rich sight and phonetic vocabulary development from story to story and book to book. Progressively developing sentence structures from story to story. All stories are designed for forty-five minute periods, including instruction and discussion time.
Grade two stories recapitulate the previous year's language arts curriculum. The series provides more than enough stories for a full year's worth of reading classes. This third grade remedial book allows a whole class to work with the same material, even if divided into remedial and general groups.
Contents include these Fables & Saint Legends: Godric and the Hare, The Ant and the Grasshopper, The Proud Frog, The Wise Master, The Lion and the Mouse, The Falcon and the Rooster, Francis and the Wolf of Gubbio, The Crow and the Jug, The Turtle Who Talked too Much, The Hole in the Grain Bin, A Basket of Problems, The Fox and the Grapes, Bell the Cat, Feeding His Clothes, The Wolf and the Watchdog, The Dog and the Porcupine, The Suspicious Disciple, At the Lion's Cave, Why the Dog and the Cat Are Enemies, Everything the Lord Does Is for the Best, The Silly Donkey, The Miller Who Tried to Please Everybody, The Legend of Saint Odilia.
Also available by the same author: Fee, Fi, Fo, Fum ; As My Heart Awakes ; Sun So Hot I Froze to Death and When I Hear My Heart Wonder.
PB, 82 pages. Suitable for 8-10 years.