READING: LITERATURE

Key Ideas and Details

  1. Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
1.1 Key Ideas and Details
Lesson B

Recount Stories from Diverse Cultures

When you recount a story, you tell what happened at the beginning,
middle, and end. You use your own words and tell only
the important parts. Retelling the important parts, or plot,
will help you understand the lesson or moral in a story.

Click each link to see more about recounting different kinds
of stories.

Now you have learned how to retell a fable and a folktale.
Click the Practice buttons below to practice each of them.

Fable

Folktale