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Kindergarten Reading and Math
3.41 The Lion and the Mouse

Once when a lion was asleep, a little mouse began running up and down on him; this soon wakened the lion, who placed his huge paw upon him, and opened his big jaws to swallow him.

"Pardon, O King," cried the little mouse, "forgive me this time, I shall never forget your favor. Who knows, I may be able to help you one of these days."

The lion was so tickled at the idea of the mouse being able to help him, that he lifted up his paw and let him go.

A few days later, a few hunters caught the lion and tied him to a tree while they went in search of a wagon to carry him on.

Just then the little mouse happened to pass by, and seeing the sad plight of the lion, went up to him and soon gnawed away the ropes that bound the king of the animals.

Directions: Read the following story and answer the questions. Draw and color the pictures of the lion and the mouse. As a homework, read another story and draw and color the characters in it.
Q 1: How did the mouse help the lion?
It ate the ropes and freed the lion.
It brought the lion some food.
It showed the way out of the jungle.

Q 2: What does 'gnaw' mean?
to smell
to bite
to see
to run

Q 3: Who disturbed the king of the animals?
a mosquito
a deer
a mouse
an ant

Q 4: What did the lion do?
he ate the mouse
he gave the mouse to the hunters
he let the mouse go
he ran to a village

Q 5: What happened to the lion?
It was caught by hunters.
It ran out of food.
It fell into a ditch.

Q 6: What happened when the lion was disturbed?
he was scared
he was happy
he ran away
he got angry

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