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.
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 story’s origins, and get teaching ideas for the stories. There’s also a story creator so you can tell your own tales.
This unit includes 20 lessons using tales from around the world that illustrate the themes of giving and philanthropy. Suggested for high school level.
Aesop’s Fables Reading Comprehension