Mister Keller, the Storyteller©
Story 39
Words to Know:
corralled – from the word corral; a pen or fenced area for keeping horses, cattle, etc.
An elderly man volunteered to tell stories to some of the young patients in his town’s hospital. He would soon face a challenge to try and brighten the spirits of a very sick young girl.
Read Story Aloud:
What helped Hanna to overcome her sickness?
How did the stories Mister Keller told help Hanna get well?
Other than medicine, what can we do to help ourselves get well when we have a serious illness?
Do you know anyone who might be ill, or shut in, who would be happy to have you call or visit?
Enrichment: (Optional)
Discuss the difference in feelings between being a giver as opposed to being a receiver.
Character Traits: Define how these character traits relate in the story.