Aesop's Fables-BBC School Radio
Audio

40 of Aesop's Fables are told by by an all-star cast, including: Brenda Blethyn, Lindsay Duncan, Richard E Grant, Jane Horrocks, Jonathan Pryce, Alison Steadman and the late Richard Briers.

The fables are available to play at any time, in the classroom or at home.
New curriculum 2014: Primary English
Website Prepare for the new academic year with this document full of resources, activities and lesson plans aligned to each objective of the primary English curriculum for 2014. Very useful resource with many links.
Fables-Hamilton Trust
Lesson Reading a wide range of fables, including Rosen's Aesop's Fables, children explore dialogue through drama, debate moral messages and write letters in role. Children write their own fables, hold a festival and try them out on a live audience. Will they win rave reviews?
Writing an African Fable-TES
Lesson This KS1, 2 and 3 resource can be be used alongside our African Folktales and Fables, and engages your pupils with creating their own fable. It is a great literacy resource that really gets the creative juices flowing.
Fables-TES
Resource A series of popular fables written in a way that children can easily understand.
Tales with morals
Website Large compendium of fables.
Fables-Hamilton Trust
Lesson LKS2 lesson plans and resources from Hamilton Trust.
Myths, fables  and fairy tale features- Teacher's Pet
Website A set of 4 A4 sized posters that show the structure, language features, purpose and examples of myths, legends, fables and fairy tales.
Androcles and the Lion-BBC radio
Resource Androcles, a slave, is mistreated by his master, so attempts to escape by running away into a forest. After a while, he stops to rest, but encounters a fiercely roaring lion. Androcles fears that he will be eaten, but in fact the lion is roaring from the pain of a thorn in its paw. BBC Radio production with teacher's notes. Links to other fables here.
The Town Rat and the Country Rat- BBC Class clips
Video A mouse named Jacques lives in the city and is missing Lucille, who lives in the countryside. So Jacques decides to visit her. But when he gets there his idea of the countryside isn't what he expected. So they both go back to the city. Things don't run as smoothly as expected for them and Lucille ends up caught by a cat. So they decide to compromise and move on again.
The Hare and the tortoise-BBC Class clips
Video The Hare bumps into the Tortoise and laughs at its slowness. So they have a race to see who is the fastest animal in the forest. But the Hare gets distracted on the way to the final flag – who will win?
The Sun and the moon-BBC Learning Zone
Video The wind and the sun battle it out to see who is more powerful. Each unleashes its force until the winner is declared. Meanwhile, Paula the weather forecaster gives a strange forecast – will her predictions come true?
Primary Resources-Fables and parables
Resource  Fables from Primary Resources.
Fables -Teachit Primary

Resource

Writing Fables from Teachit Primary.
Aesop's Fables year 5-TES
Lesson PowerPoint: Part of Myths, Legends and Fables Unit. Links to fable videos. Outline for creating own fable. Features of a fable. Proverbs matching activity Understanding fable characters. Quiz at the end.  
Fables-At School
Website Resources from At School - register and login to access.
Features of fables-TES
Lesson Differentiated fable sheets, for children to identify features of fables.
Aesop's Fables-BBC School Radio
Audio

40 of Aesop's Fables are told by by an all-star cast, including: Brenda Blethyn, Lindsay Duncan, Richard E Grant, Jane Horrocks, Jonathan Pryce, Alison Steadman and the late Richard Briers.

The fables are available to play at any time, in the classroom or at home.
New curriculum 2014: Primary English
Website Prepare for the new academic year with this document full of resources, activities and lesson plans aligned to each objective of the primary English curriculum for 2014. Very useful resource with many links.
Fables-Hamilton Trust
Lesson Reading a wide range of fables, including Rosen's Aesop's Fables, children explore dialogue through drama, debate moral messages and write letters in role. Children write their own fables, hold a festival and try them out on a live audience. Will they win rave reviews?
Writing an African Fable-TES
Lesson This KS1, 2 and 3 resource can be be used alongside our African Folktales and Fables, and engages your pupils with creating their own fable. It is a great literacy resource that really gets the creative juices flowing.
Fables-TES
Resource A series of popular fables written in a way that children can easily understand.
Tales with morals
Website Large compendium of fables.
Fables-Hamilton Trust
Lesson LKS2 lesson plans and resources from Hamilton Trust.
Myths, fables  and fairy tale features- Teacher's Pet
Website A set of 4 A4 sized posters that show the structure, language features, purpose and examples of myths, legends, fables and fairy tales.
Androcles and the Lion-BBC radio
Resource Androcles, a slave, is mistreated by his master, so attempts to escape by running away into a forest. After a while, he stops to rest, but encounters a fiercely roaring lion. Androcles fears that he will be eaten, but in fact the lion is roaring from the pain of a thorn in its paw. BBC Radio production with teacher's notes. Links to other fables here.
The Town Rat and the Country Rat- BBC Class clips
Video A mouse named Jacques lives in the city and is missing Lucille, who lives in the countryside. So Jacques decides to visit her. But when he gets there his idea of the countryside isn't what he expected. So they both go back to the city. Things don't run as smoothly as expected for them and Lucille ends up caught by a cat. So they decide to compromise and move on again.
The Hare and the tortoise-BBC Class clips
Video The Hare bumps into the Tortoise and laughs at its slowness. So they have a race to see who is the fastest animal in the forest. But the Hare gets distracted on the way to the final flag – who will win?
The Sun and the moon-BBC Learning Zone
Video The wind and the sun battle it out to see who is more powerful. Each unleashes its force until the winner is declared. Meanwhile, Paula the weather forecaster gives a strange forecast – will her predictions come true?
Primary Resources-Fables and parables
Resource  Fables from Primary Resources.
Fables -Teachit Primary

Resource

Writing Fables from Teachit Primary.
Aesop's Fables year 5-TES
Lesson PowerPoint: Part of Myths, Legends and Fables Unit. Links to fable videos. Outline for creating own fable. Features of a fable. Proverbs matching activity Understanding fable characters. Quiz at the end.  
Fables-At School
Website Resources from At School - register and login to access.
Features of fables-TES
Lesson Differentiated fable sheets, for children to identify features of fables.