THE TURTLE & THE SWAN. THE TURTLE & THE SWANS A fable. Connect to Your Life. MURPHY’S LAW “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Do plans that you make always work out? What do you do when they don’t work?. Key to the Fable. Examples of Fable. Building Background.
THE TURTLE & THE SWANS
“Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.”
Important, thoughtful, sincere, causing harm/grief , a serious accident
The sky grew dark. Black clouds were building up in the west and seemed to be headed closer. The rumble of distant thunder could be heard. Suddenly, a strong wind lifted the leaves and bits of paper and swirled them through the air.
Page 20, line 1-21
Page 20-21, line 22-45
Page 21-22, line 46-77
Anna looked everywhere for her diary. She found it at the bottom of her sock drawer. The she grabbed a pencil and began to write. “I need to write down what happened before I forget,” she said.
The phone rang. “That must be Jen!” Anna said, “I have to tell her.” Anna put the diary under her pillow. She ran downstairs.
Anna’s little brother came out of his hiding place. He moved silently toward the bed.
After winning a great deal of money, Andrea shares the wealth with her family and friends, while Tracy keeps his winnings all for himself.
Tracy stingy, miserly
a.) King Midas
b.) The Green Ribbon
C.) The Fish Story
d.) The turtle & The Swans