The Sultan and the Magic Beggar©
Story 33
Words to Know:
fading – from the word fade; become less bright; dying away. His health was fading.
This story tells us about a selfish sultan who thought so much of himself that he set out to collect his weight in gold.
Read Story Aloud:
Name three conditions you believe caused the sultan to lose his health?
Besides losing weight, what did it take for the sultan to regain his health?
In today's world, what conditions or things can ruin our good health?
Why didn’t the Magic Beggar take the sultan’s reward of gold?
If he had taken the reward, how would his life have been different?
Enrichment: (Optional)
Discuss good health issues. Example: What we eat we become.
Character Traits: Define how these character traits relate in the story.
Self-respect, Discipline:
Adaptability; Unselfishness:
Generosity vs. Greed: (The Magic Beggar took joy in giving his reward to those in need.)