Carlos and the Parrot©
Story 10
Words to Know:
amazing – great surprise and wonder about something. What happened was amazing.
This is a story about a poor boy and his parrot that helped him earn money.
Read Story Aloud:
Do you think Carlos and the parrot lived happily ever after, or did the king soon find out that he was being fooled?
(You can fool some people some of the time, but not all people all of the time. Sooner or late the truth will be known.)
What do you think happened to Carlos when the king learned the truth?
Have you ever been fooled by anyone?
Is honesty the best policy?
Enrichment: (Optional)
Share with the student an experience you may have had that proved to you that it was far better to be truthful. Work with the student to see how you could change the story and show that the king rewarded Carlos for telling him the actual truth about his parrot.
Character Traits:
Discretion: (Avoid words and actions that could result in undesirable consequences.)
Truthfulness vs. Deceit: