The Boy Who Cried Wolf

This week, you and your children will read The Boy Who Cried Wolf and make a comic strip. Comic strip writing will help you learn about dialogue and conversations that characters have with each other.

What you need:

  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Crayons
  • Pre-made Comic Strip template and Comic Characters (here)

Step 1

Click to read The Boy Who Cried Wolf.  You can find this book in your Footsteps2Brilliance app under Level 3 (Blue) in the Aesop’s Fables series. Read the book with your child, then complete the activity.


Step 2

Print a copy of the comic strip template and the comic characters. Color the characters you will use in your comic strip.

Step 3

Think about the conversation that the boy and the villager will have and write the dialogue in the bubbles on each square of the comic strip.

Step 4

Cut out the characters and glue them in each square to match the dialogue.

Step 5

Read your comic strip aloud with a grown up and talk about why it is important to tell the truth.


Enjoyed this comic strip writing activity? Find more Family Friday writing and literacy activities here.

Looking for this activity en español? Click here for the Spanish version of The Boy Who Cried Wolf book and blog post.

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