Timmy Willie lives in the country. Johnny Town-mouse lives in the city. Which do you think is better? An old man talks about the things he did in his youth, and how it made him into the old man he is today.
Note: This title is no longer part of the Third Grade core curriculum. Reading Comprehension: Vintage Tales provides reading comprehension questions at the third-grade level to accompany three readers:. Pages are not reproducible; each student will need his own student course.
Fairy tales are stories that range from those originating in folklore to more modern stories defined as literary fairy tales. Despite subtle differences in the categorizing of fairy tales , folklore , fables , myths , and legends , a modern definition of the fairy tale, as provided by Jens Tismar's monologue in German, is a story that differs "from an oral folk tale", written by "a single identifiable author", which can be characterised as "simple and anonymous", and exists in a mutable and difficult to define genre with a close relationship to folktales. Hans Christian Andersen 's works may be considered " literary fairytales.