por Naomi C. Rose
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The Three Little Pigs
- Joseph Jacobs
In this classic fable, three pigs each attempt to build houses that will protect them from the wicked schemes of a hungry wolf.Pair “The Three Little Pigs” with “Yeshi’s Luck” to provide students with another folktale. Ask students to discuss how the messages of these two folktales compare. How do the pigs in “The Three Little Pigs” attempt to control their fate? How does this compare to the actions of the characters in “Yeshi’s Luck”?
- JonArno Lawson
In JonArno Lawson’s poem “Humpty Dumpty,” a speaker describes Humpty Dumpty’s attempts to avoid getting injured by hiding underneath a chicken.Pair “Humpty Dumpty” with “Yeshi’s Luck” and ask students to discuss how both texts explore the theme of fate. What happens when Humpty Dumpty attempts to control his fate? How does this compare to Yeshi’s attempts to determine what is bad luck or good luck?
The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil
- Maude Barrows Dutton
In Maude Barrows Dutton’s retelling of the folktale “The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil,” a poor man receives a gift of oil from his neighbor.Pair “Yeshi’s Luck” with “The Poor Man and the Flask of Oil” and ask students to discuss how the characters in the two stories suffer from bad luck. Why does Yeshi’s father think there is no such thing as good or bad fortune? Do students think that the Poor Man would agree with Yeshi’s father? Why or why not?
The Buddha and the Four Truths
- Anne-Marie Reidy
In the informational text “The Buddha and the Fourth Truths,” Anne-Marie Reidy discusses the origins of Buddhism.Pair “Yeshi’s Luck” with “The Buddha and the Four Truths” to provide students with a short story about a popular teaching in Buddhism. Ask students to discuss the lesson of “Yeshi’s Luck.” How is this lesson related to Buddhism? How do students think the phrase “Om Mani Padmé Hung” is related to Buddhism?