Omar's Falcon©
Story 37
Words to Know:
custom – any usual action or practice. It was her custom to take daily walks.
In the history of our civilization, words can’t say enough about the part animals have played in the survival of the human race. The story of Omar’s Falcon is about one boy’s loyalty to a promise he made for one such animal.
Read Story Aloud:
What did Omar promise the old man who gave him the falcon?
Why didn’t Omar take the king’s offer of gold for his falcon?
In what way was Omar considered wealthy without having the king’s gold?
Is there anything you possess that you would not sell for any amount of money?
Enrichment: (Optional)
Count two things in life that money cannot buy.
Character Traits: Define how these character traits relate in the story.
Self-worth, Honor: