The Fox, the Lion, and the Deer
This old fable introduces students to a big lion and a sneaky fox who work together to trap a deer. Later, the fox conjures up a plan to trap both the lion and the deer, only to learn that doing bad things is always a bad idea.
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.