Walt Disney SeriesIn this series I will tell you some storiesSelected from world classics.It’s to improve your Language skills, Listening skills, Narrative skills, Vocabulary, and Comprehensive abilities
The Fourth or this seriesThe Fourth of this seriesJungleCubsTHE BIG RACE
Please Read On…..One day, the Jungle Cubsstarted arguing about who wasthe fastest animal in the jungle.“I’m a panther” Bagheera said.“That means I’m the swiftestanimal here.”
Shere Khan then growled.“Tigers can run faster thanpanthers.” Kaa slithered to thetop of a rock.
“And s-s-snakes can s-s-slitherfaster than any furry beastaround” he boasted.
“But I can swing high up in thetrees,” Louie pointed out toothers. “you guys have to goaround everything in yourpaths.
So I o could beat anyone of you, any day ofthe week!”
“Hmmph” Hathi snorted. “Idon’t go around trees-I gothrough them.”
Baloo laughed. “I’m sure youare all faster than I am,” hesaid. “But let’s have a race tofind out.”
The Jungle Cubs all agreed torace to the Chimney Rock.
“Ready…Go! Shouted Baloo.Everyone ran off as fast aspossible- everyone ran off asfast as possible– everyoneexcept Baloo.
He paused to pick up a bunchof bananas before he startedwalking.
Shere Khan and Bagheerawere in the lead when theycame to a huge river. “I hateswimming.” Bagheeraproclaimed.
“So do I” Shere Khan replied.“But we have to cross the riverto get to Chimney Rock!” Sothey jumped in, and beforelong they were close to a bigwaterfall!
Baloo spotted Shere Khan andBagheera as they approachedthe waterfall.
He quickly threw them a vineand pulled them both out ofthe rushing waters.
Louie swung quickly frombranch to branch when hensaw Baloo below him. Hepanicked and startedswimming even faster, andsuddenly-
He was sure he would be thelast one to get to ChimneyRock, but he didn’t care. Afterall, he had a nice time.
Finally, Baloo got to ChimneyRock. But where were theothers?
Then he realised that he musthave been the first one to getthere and that he had won!Baloo peeled his last bananato celebrate.
But it really wasn’t much funcelebrating without his friends.
He wanted to share his joywith his friends. When theyfinally showed up at the rockthey were all surprised to seewho had won the race!
Everyone congratulated Balooas they all headed hometogether.
Once they were back home,Baloo grabbed another bunchof bananas and handed themout to everyone.
“You know something” Whocares who’s the fastest”Hanging out with friends likeyou is the most importantthing to me”
About the StoryJungle Cubs is an animated series producedby Disney for ABC in 1996. It was based on their1967 feature film The Jungle Book, but set in the youth ofthe animal characters.The show was a hit, running for two seasons in syndicationbefore moving its re-runs to the Disney Channel. Theshow was broadcast on Toon Disney, but was taken offthe schedule in 2001.The show did air in the United Kingdom on DisneyCinemagic and in Latin America until it was removed. Theshows theme song is a hip-hop version of the classicsong, "The Bare Necessities" performed by Lou Rawls.
Answer these Questions:1. Who’s the Hero of this story?2. Why is he the hero?3. Name the characters of this story!4. Learn to sing the song by yourself