Who is Aesop? - Biography, Fables & Morals

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In Aesop's fable, 'The Ant and the Grasshopper', the ants disregard the grasshopper's advice to slow down and enjoy the summer. The ants live while the grasshopper starves to death. The moral is:

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1. In Aesop's early life, he likely was:

2. It is believed that Aesop was killed because:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Aesop is credited with over 600 fables, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the man and his work. You'll be assessed on your understanding of fables and their morals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Aesop's identity
  • Cause of Aesop's death
  • Moral in 'The Hare and the Tortoise'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding specific fables and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding aspects of Aesop's life

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Who is Aesop? - Biography, Fables & Morals. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify key biographical details on Aesop
  • Know the purpose of fables
  • Explore the morals of specific fables
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