The Ripple Effect©
Story 52
Words to Know:
contagious – spreading around by contact. The sickness he had was contagious.
A lonely man was having a heart attack and needed help to get to the hospital. A stranger’s good deed saved more than a life.
Read Story Aloud:
What simple mistake could cause a serious ripple effect?
What usually happens when you smile at someone?
Can our actions have an effect on other people without us realizing it? Explain.
Can you recall an action on your part that caused a ripple effect?
Is each person’s life important to another? Explain.
Enrichment: (Optional)
Character Traits: Define how these character traits relate in the story.