Lesson Objectives Numbered by Grade Level
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Appreciation
1. The Goatherd and the Wild Goats

Caring
4. The Queen of Bees

Conflict Resolution Skills
2. The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle

Confidence
1. The Stag and His Reflection
4. The Ugly Duckling

Cooperation
1. The Blind Men and the Elephant
1. The Ant and the Dove
2. The Belly and Its Members
3. The Giant Turnip

Courage
1. Belling the Cat
3. The Tiger's Whisker
3. Taro, Son of the Dragon
4. The Little Match Girl
4. The Loyal Tin Soldier
4. Tom Thumb
4. The Six Swans

Diligence
1. The Ants and the Grasshopper

Empathy
2. Jupiter and the Monkey
3. The Crane's Gratitude
3. The Princess and the Peace
4. The Little Match Girl
4. The Ugly Duckling

Fairness
3. The Little Red Hen
3. The Cat in the Corner
3. The Lost Ax
4. The Elves and the Shoemaker
4. The Fisherman and His Wife
4. Mother Holly
4. The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage

Forgiveness
4. The Nightingale

Generosity
4. The Nightingale

Gentleness
1. The North Wind and the Sun

Gratitude
1. The Dog and His Reflection
1. The Stag and His Reflection
1. The Goose and the Golden Egg
2. The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse
3. A Piece of Straw
3. The Crane's Gratitude
4. The Elves and the Shoemaker
4. The Fisherman and His Wife

Helpfulness
2. The Flies and the Honey Pot
3. The Little Red Hen
3. The Cat in the Corner
4. Mother Holly

Honesty
2. The Woodcutter and the Fox
3. Out of the Ashes
4. It's Perfectly True

Hopefulness
3. The Lost Horse
3. Be Careful What You Wish For—You Might Get It!
4. The Little Match Girl
4. The Ugly Duckling

Humility
2. Frog Friends
2. The Oak and the Reeds
4. The Fox and the Cat

Kindness
1. The Ant and the Dove
1. The Lion and the Mouse
3. The Crane's Gratitude
3. The Lost Ax
3. The Owl
3. Roses and Diamonds, Snakes and Toads
3. The Princess and the Peace
4. The Water of Life

Loyalty
2. The Bear and the Two Travelers
2. The Goatherd and the Wild Goats
2. The Woodcutter and the Fox
4. The Loyal Tin Soldier
4. Faithful Francis and Loyal Linda
4. The Six Swans

Obedience
2. The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse

Patience
2. The Donkey and His Driver
3. Out of the Ashes

Peacefulness
1. The Two Goats

Perseverance
1. The Crow and the Pitcher
1. The Hare and the Tortoise
2. Hercules and the Wagoner
3. Try, Try Again
4. The Six Swans

Politeness
1. The North Wind and the Sun
3. The Owl

Realistic Expectations
3. Be Careful What You Wish For—You Might Get It!

Resist Peer Pressure
1. The Fox and the Crow

Resourcefulness
3. Stone Soup
4. Tom Thumb

Respect
1. The Lion and the Gnat
1. The Hare and the Tortoise
2. The Fox and the Stork
2. The Boys and the Frog
2. Jupiter and the Monkey
3. The Little Red Hen
4. The Queen of Bees
4. The Fox and the Cat

Responsibility
1. The Ants and the Grasshopper
2. The Milkmaid and Her Pail
2. The Flies and the Honey Pot
4. The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage

Sacrificial Love
3. The Place of Brotherhood
3. The Tiger's Whisker
3. Taro, Son of the Dragon

Self-Discipline
1. The Bear and the Bees
2. The Boy and the Nuts

Sharing
3. Stone Soup
3. Roses and Diamonds, Snakes and Toads

Teamwork
2. The Belly and Its Members

Trustworthiness
1. The Shepherd Boy and the Wolf
1. The Boys and the Lost Wallet
4. The Frog Prince

Unity
1. The Farmer and the Bundle of Sticks
3. The Giant Turnip

Unselfishness
4. The Red Shoes
4. The Frog Prince
4. The Water of Life

See also a list of picture books for young children according to the character trait they teach.