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The lion and the mouse

Read the story.
One day a lion is sleeping in the jungle. A mouse runs in front of the lion. The lion wakes up.       sleeping
angry scared hungry
"What are you doing here?", the lion is angry. "I am so sorry, sir", the mouse is scared. The lion is hungry, but the mouse says:"Don't eat me. I can help you one day."
 
"That's funny ", the lion says. I am big and you are so little. How can you help me? But the lion feels good. He is not angry any more and lets the mouse run away.                               
jungle net
    
    
 
 
  
       
One year later the lion is walking in the jungle. A net falls over him and the lion can't walk. He roars for help:
" Heeelp!" and the little mouse hears him and runs to help. "Just wait. I can help you now." The mouse chews the net and makes a big hole. The lion is free. "Thank you my little friend" , says the lion."You are little but you are very kind."
chew kind free
 
Write lion or mouse.
1. The  is sleeping.                      6. The  is big.
2. The  is sorry.                        7. The  runs away.
3. The  is angry.                         8. The  chews the net.
4. The  is hungry.                        9. The  makes a big hole.
5. The  is scared.                      10. The  is kind.
 
                              
  
Tick a true or false box.
                                                                true    false                                                               
1. One day the mouse is sleeping.                                  
2. The lion is surprised to see the mouse.            
3. The mouse is sorry.                                        
4. "Don't eat me," says the mouse.                     
5. The lion eats the mouse.                                
6. The mouse runs away.                                   
7. The lion runs after the mouse.                       
8. A net falls over the lion.                               
9. The lion needs help.                                      
10. The mouse helps the lion.                                       
 
Tick the words which describe something (adjectives) and which describe an activity(verbs).
 
                     Adjectives                  Verbs
  sleep        
  run       
  wake up
  angry   
  sorry    
  scared   
  hungry  
  eat       
  help      
  funny    
  big         
  little     
  good      
  let         
  walk      
  roar       
  wait       
  chew      
  make      
  free      
  kind                        
  sleep          
  run         
  wake up  
  angry     
  sorry     
  scared    
  hungry    
  eat         
  help       
  funny     
  big         
  little      
  good       
  let          
  walk        
  roar        
  wait        
  chew       
  make       
  free        
  kind                       
 
 
Comprehension questions.Choose the best answer.
1. What is a lion doing one day?  
2. Who is running in front of him?
3, Who  wakes up?
4. Who is angry?
5, Is the lion hungry?
6. Does the lion eat the mouse?
7.Where is the lion walking one day?
8. What falls over him?
9. What does he roar?
10. Who hears him?
11. What does the mouse chew?
12. Who is kind?
 
                Animated growing flowers divider
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Arrange the numbers so that they tell the story.
 
1."Don't eat me," says the mouse.
2.One day a net falls over the lion.
3"Help!" roars the lion.
4.The mouse makes a hole in the net.
5.One day a lion is sleeping.
6.A mouse wakes him up.
7.The lion is angry and hungry.
8.The lion lets the mouse go.
9."You are little but kind ,"says the lion .
 
 
                        
 
Now watch the story and enjoy it.

 
 
Good luck,
Teacher Mira                                                        
 
 
 

 

       


 

 

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