Yellow class, spring session

In the spring, Yellow class will use the story book Jataka Tales by Ellen B. Babbitt.

Table of contents:

Feb 28, 21 — The Monkey and the Crocodile, and How the Turtle Saved Her Own Life
Mar 7, 21 — The Merchant of Seri, and The Turtle Who Couldn’t Stop Talking
Mar 21, 21 — The Ox Who Won the Forfeit, and The Quarrel of the Quails
Mar 28, 21 — The Sandy Road, and The Measure of Rice
Apr 11, 21 — The Wise and the Foolish Merchant, and The Foolish, Timid Rabbit
Apr 18, 21 — The Elephant Honey-face, and The Banyan Deer
Apr 25, 21 — The Princes and the Water-Sprite, and The King’s White Elephant
May 2, 21 — Grannie’s Blackie, and The Ox Who Envied the Pig
May 16, 21 — The Crab and the Crane; and Why the Owl Is Not King of the Birds

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Feb 28, 21 — The Monkey and the Crocodile

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

First story:

Read aloud “The Monkey and the Crocodile,” part one.

Read aloud “The Monkey and the Crocodile,” part two.

ENRICHING ACTIVITY:

blah blah

Second story:

Read aloud “How the Turtle Saved Her Own Life.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

Illustrations:

The Monkey and the Crocodile, part one
“Why did you take me underwater, Crocodile?” asked the Monkey.
The Monkey and the Crocodile, part two
The Monkey jumped.
How the Turtle Saved her Own Life
“Throw the thing into the lake.”

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Mar 7, 21 — The Merchant of Seri

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story:

Read aloud “The Merchant of Seri.”

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Second story:

Read aloud “The Turtle Who Couldn’t Stop Talking.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

Illustrations:

The Merchant of Seri
He threw the bowl onto the ground.
“It is a golden bowl.”
The Turtle Who Couldn’t Stop Talking
“How could I go with you,” said the Turtle.
The Geese sprang up into the air.
“Oh, see the Turtle up in the air.”

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Mar 21, 21 — The Ox Who Won the Forfeit

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story:

Read aloud “The Ox Who Won the Forfeit.”

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Second story:

Read aloud “The Quarrel of the Quails.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

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Mar 28, 21 — The Sandy Road

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story:

Read aloud “The Sandy Road.”

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Second story:

Read aloud “The Measure of Rice.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

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Apr 11, 21 — The Wise and the Foolish Merchant

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story:

Read aloud “The Wise and the Foolish Merchant.”

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Second story:

Read aloud “The Foolish, Timid Rabbit.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

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Apr 18, 21 — The Elephant Honey-face

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Read aloud “The Elephant Honey-face.”

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Second story:

Read aloud “The Banyan Deer.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

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Apr 25, 21 — The Princes and the Water-Sprite

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Read aloud “The Princes and the Water-Sprite.”

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Second story:

Read aloud “The King’s White Elephant.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

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May 2, 21 — Grannie’s Blackie

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story and discussion:

Read aloud “Grannie’s Blackie.”

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Second story:

Read aloud “The Ox Who Envied the Pig.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.

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May 16, 21 — The Crab and the Crane

Opening:

Light chalice, stuff.

Story:

Read aloud “The Crab and the Crane.”

Enriching activity:

Describe the activity.

Second story:

Read aloud “Why the Owl Is Not King of the Birds.”

Closing:

Check out, unison benediction.