To successfully identify the moral of a story, often a reader has to relate to and understand what is happening with the characters in the story. The moral of a story is often centered around a conflict that a character is going through.
Students will read The Fox and the Crow and fill out a graphic organizer about the character traits. Next, they will describe the problem and solution in the story. They will also write about the moral of the story.
Students will then read a story about a farmer and a magical hen. They will write about the farmer and the moral of the story.