The Little Kingdom©
Story 38
Words to Know:
barbarian – a cruel and uncivilized person. The barbarians were not welcomed by the Romans.
The feared warrior, Attila the Hun, and his huge army were headed toward a small kingdom that stood no chance to defend itself. But the king had a plan of defense.
Read Story Aloud:
Why did the king choose the liar to speak to Attila the Hun?
Should the king have trusted the liar? Explain.
Discuss the difference between the lie the king created, and the truth the liar told.
Enrichment: (Optional)
Character Traits: Define how these character traits relate in the story.
A Paradox: The king created a lie for what he deemed a lifesaving purpose.