Are you looking to create a lesson around The Milkmaid and Her Pail? This Aesop's Fable E-book contains colourful bordered illustrations, lined pages, the fable ready to be traced to learn print or cursive writing.
How do you use Aesop's Fables as a base of a language arts lesson plan? Read the step by step way in which you can use any Aesops Fable and create a homeschool language arts lesson plan around it.
You can use it to teach handwriting, spelling, writing techniques, grammar and punctuation.
Patty the Milkmaid was going to market carrying her milk in a Pail on her head. As she went along she began calculating what she would do with the money she would get for the milk.
"I'll buy some fowls from Farmer Brown," said she, "and they will lay eggs each morning, which I will sell to the parson's wife.
With the money that I get from the sale of these eggs I'll buy mysellf a new dimity frock and a chip hat; and when I go to market, won't all the young men come up and speak to me! Polly Shaw will be that jealous; but I don't care. I shall just look at her and toss my head like this.”
As she spoke she tossed her head back, the Pail fell off it, and all the milk was spilt.
So she had to go home and tell her mother what had occurred.
"Ah, my child," said the mother:
"Do not count your Chickens
Before they are hatched."
Using an outline of creating language arts lesson plans around a fable - I have made a few e-books which follow the plan to give you confidence in using this strategy with any Aesop Fable you may choose.
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