A lamb was grazing with a flock of sheep one day. She soon found some sweet grass at the edge of the field. Farther and farther she went, away from the others



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The wolf and the lamb



A lamb was grazing with a flock of sheep one day. She soon found some sweet grass at the edge of the field. Farther and farther she went, away from the others.

She was enjoying herself so much that she did not notice a wolf coming nearer to her.

However, when it pounced on her, she was quick to start pleading:

Please, please, don’t eat me yet. My stomach is full off grass . If you wait a while, I will taste much better”

The wolf thought that was a good idea, so he sat down and and waited. After a while...

The lamb said: If you allow me to dance, the grass in my stomach will be digested faster”

Again the wolf agreed.

While the lamb was dancing she has a new idea and said: “Please, take the bell from around my neck. If you ring it as hard as you can, I will be able to dance even faster ”

The wolf took the bell and rang it as hard as he could.

The shepherd heared the bell ringing and quickly sent his dogs to find the missing lamb...

The barking dogs frightened the wolf away and saved the lamb’s life.



Vocabulary
Grace: pacer

Shepherd: pastor

Flock: rebaño

Grass: hierba

Edge: borde (del campo, el límite)

Farther: cada vez más lejos

Pounced: abalanzó

Taste: saber (sabor de la comida)

Allow: permitir

Barking: ladridos (perros)


Resume

A lamb who was grazing found some sweet grass and went away from the others lamb. A wolf coming pounced on her but she said “Please, don’t eat me yet, you must wait a while because my stomach is full of grass”. Later the lamb started pleading “If you allow me to dance, the grass will be digested faster” The wolf agreed and finaly the lamb said “If you take the bell from my neck and ring it as hard as you can, I will be able dance faster” and the wolf did it.

The shepherd heared the bell and sent his dogs, who saved the lamb’s life.

Activities





  1. QUESTIONS

Where did the lamb find the sweet grass?

Where was the other lambs when she went out?

Why she didn’t notice a wolf coming nearer to her?

Did the wolf say anythig to the lamb before to eat her?

Why did the wolf wait a while?

Why the shepherd send his dogs?

How was saved the lamb’s life?




  1. REWRITE THE STORY ADDING TWO NEWS CHARACTERS




  1. TRUE OR FALSE? REWRITE FALSE SENTENCES CORRECTLY

The lamb was grazing alone

She went farther, away from the others

The wolf didn’t want to murder the lamb

The wolf weared a bell around his neck

The lamb was quik to start pleading the wolf that he didn’t eat her

The lamb’s stomach was empty

After a while the lamb tasted much better

The shepherd sent his dogs because he heared the bell ringing

The wolf sang with the lamb




  1. WRITE A DIFFERENT FINAL FOR THE STORY




  1. WRITE AN OPINION ABOUT THE LAMB’S ADVENTURE AND THINK ABOUT THE STORY MORAL



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