The Boy Who Cried Wolf
This old fable introduces students to a young child who learns the importance of telling the truth. When the boy's tricks backfire, he realizes that lying will keep people from believing him when he needs it most.
This is 1 of 20 fables from Fables & the Real World–a series of intriguing narrative texts that provide a foundation for corresponding informational texts that draw upon the fables' nonfiction elements. These fables expose students to a fictional text type in which vibrant artwork on every page helps teachers educate students on important lessons and morals.
To learn more about this series, view our Fables & the Real World Series Snapshot, or view an entire Fables & the Real World narrative text sample book.