The following Google Docs lesson and worksheet about fables, folktales and myths includes links to each type of tale, with an area to fill in the theme of each one. Make a copy of it so you can edit it. Share it as is, or tweak it your own way, and then share it with others.
Here are some additional free resources:
Long Long Time Ago Stories for Children:†
Fables, folktales, fairytales, myths;† a section that tells the stories behind some well-known nursery rhymes, and a couple of tales from history: King Robert of Scotland, and Ashoka, great emperor of India.
Myths and Legends
Most of the stories on this site are from around England, but also include tales from other parts of the world. You can read the story or listen to it, access a storyís origins, and get teaching ideas for the stories. Thereís also a story creator so you can tell your own tales.†
Generosity of Spirit Folktales
This unit includes 20 lessons using tales†from around the world that illustrate the themes of giving and philanthropy. Suggested for high school level.
Aesopís Fables Reading Comprehension
Download four fables and answer sheets here. Read more Aesop's Fables online at†Lit2Go.