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Let Our Imagination Run Wild Episode 4: The Monkey and the Turtle


This first episode for the multicultural storytelling series introduces a children’s folktale from the Philippines, a country in Southeast Asia. Find out how a kind and patient turtle outwits a selfish monkey over a banana tree with an entertaining song. In the News Room, learn more about the Philippines as well as the words from the story in Filipino. See how the adjectives describing personality traits can be acted out in the game of charade. The episode could be used in conjunction with any unit for students to give more precise descriptions to the characters.

Please click here to watch the fourth storytelling episode, The Monkey and the Turtle.

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