A Wolf had been gorging on an animal he had killed, when suddenly a smallbone in the meat stuck in his throat and he could not swallow it. He soon feltterrible pain in his throat, and ran up and down groaning and groaning andseeking for something to relieve the pain. He tried to induce every one hemet to remove the bone. "I would give anything," said he, "if you would takeit out." At last the Crane agreed to try, and told the Wolf to lie on his sideand open his jaws as wide as he could. Then the Crane put its long neckdown the Wolfs throat, and with its beak loosened the bone, till at last it gotit out."Will you kindly give me the reward you promised?" said the Crane.The Wolf grinned and showed his teeth and said: "Be content. You have putyour head inside a Wolfs mouth and taken it out again in safety; that oughtto be reward enough for you."
Discussion Questionsfor “The Wolf and theCrane.” 1. Did the crane consider the consequences of her actions?
Discussion Questionsfor “The Wolf and theCrane.” 2. Have you ever done something, then realized afterwards that you were fortunate to be unharmed by the consequences?
Discussion Questionsfor “The Wolf and theCrane.” 3. When you do something without thinking about the consequences, such as breaking a family rule, do you usually accept the consequences willingly?
Discussion Questionsfor “The Wolf and theCrane.”4. Is it good to understand actions and consequences at a young age?
Discussion Questionsfor “The Wolf and theCrane.” 5. Why do our decisions and actions have consequences?
Responsibility QuoteGood men prefer to be accountable. -Michael Edwardes
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