WALT: find the morale of the story
SC: find the hidden purpose of a story.
The Pig’s Trough a German Folk Story retold by the brothers Grimm, retold by Jack Lasenby SJ P1 N2 1992
The son and son’s wife were kind to the old man
Because they were ashamed of the grandfather and the grandfather son and son wife. they didn’t care about their grandfather
The old man was very healthy
Because the old Man couldn’t close his mouth properly and his ear couldn’t hear as well.He could not walk properly and he just sat down on his chair next to the fire.
The parents were good role models for their son
Because the grandson was looking after his own grandfather
It is important to care for our elders.
Because they might have the same thing like the old Man couldn’t close his mouth properly and his ear couldn’t hear as well.He could not walk properly and he just sat down on his chair next to the fire.
VOCABULARY - describe in your own words what these words mean:
- trough A trough is a big massive bath top where pigs eat's out
- complained the old man's son and son's wife were complaining about the old man spilling his soup
Why did the boy say this?: “I am making a pig’s trough for my mother and father to eat out of when I have grown up.”
A morale is a hidden meaning or purpose behind a story…. What is the morale of this story?
Create a poster to display this morale