The Ant and the Grasshopper
In this retelling of a traditional tale, Ant prepares for winter while Grasshopper sings, plays, and naps. When winter arrives, poorly-prepared Grasshopper is not only hungry but now has no time to sing, play, and nap.
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.