20
Feb
2019

Important Stories for primary and middle school 5th and 8th classes

GREEDY DOG

Once there was a dog. He was very hungry. He reached at a butcher shop. He got a piece of meat. He ran away. He reached on a stream. He looked into the water. He saw his own reflection in water. He took it for another dog with a piece of meat. He wanted to get it. He opened his mouth to get it. He lost his own piece of meat.

Moral: “Do not be greedy“. Or “Greed is a curse“

A FOOLISH STAG

Once a stag was drinking water at the stream. He saw his shadow in the water. He felt proud of his beautiful horns. But he hated his thin legs. Some hounds saw him and ran towards him. His thin legs helped him to run. But his beautiful horns caught in bush. The hounds caught him and tore him into pieces.

Once a stag was drinking water at the stream. He saw his shadow in the water. He felt proud of his beautiful horns. But he hated his thin legs. Some hounds saw him and ran towards him. His thin legs helped him to run. But his beautiful horns caught in bush. The hounds caught him and tore him into pieces.

Moral: “All that glitters in not gold “or “Pride has fall“.

HEN WITH GOLDEN EGG

Once there was an old man. He was very greedy. He had a hen. The hen was very strange. She lays an egg of gold daily. The old man became rich day by day. He became more greedy day by day. One day he decided to get all the eggs at once. He killed the hen. He could not get all the eggs. So he lost his hen.

Moral: “Greed is curse”

FOX AND GRAPES

Once there was a fox. He was very hungry. He went to a garden. He saw ripe grapes there. He wanted to eat them. He jumped again and again. He could not reach them. He was tired. He decided to left this. So he went away saying that the grapes are sour.

Moral: The grapes are sure

FARMER AND HIS SONS

Once there was a farmer. He was very old. He had four sons. They always quarrel with each other. One day he called them. He asked them to bring a bundle of sticks. He asked them to break the bundle. They could not break. Then he asked them to separate the sticks and break them. This time they broke all the sticks one by one. He advised them to be unite in life.

Moral: “Unity is Strength”

THIRSTY CROW 

Once there was a crow. He was very thirsty. He flew here and there in search of water. But he failed. At last, he reached in a garden. There he saw a pot of water. But the water was low. He thought a plan. He dropped some stones one by one. The water rose up. He drank it and flew away.

Moral: “Try try again” “Necessity is the mother of invention” Or

“God helps those who help themselves”

THE DOVE AND BEE

Once there lived a bee on a bank of river. One day she fell into the water. A dove saw this. She dropped a leaf in water near the bee. The bee climbed on the leaf. Few days later, a hunter came in the forest. He aimed on dove. The bee saw this. She flew and stung on hunter’s hand. The hunter dropped the gun due to pain. Then dove flew away.

Moral: “Do good have good”.

HARE AND TORTOISE

Once there was a hare and a tortoise. They were friends. The hare was proud of his fast speed. He always used to laugh at slow speed of tortoise. One day the tortoise challenged him for a race. On fixed day race started. The hare ran fast and soon disappeared. He rested under the shade of tree for a while. The tortoise kept moving and crossed the hare. Soon he reached the destination. The hare woke up. He ran to the destination. He found tortoise there and felt ashamed.

Moral: ““Pride has fall“.

THE HEN THAT LAID GOLDEN EGGS.

Once upon a time, there lived a farmer. He had a strange hen. It laid an egg of gold daily. The man was very greedy. He wanted to get all the golden eggs all at once. One day, he killed the hen and cut its belly open. There were no golden eggs inside the belly of the hen. He became very sad. He had lost the hen that laid a golden egg daily for him.

Morals: 1. Greed is a curse.

THE FOX AND THE CROW.

Once, a crow was sitting in a tree. It had a place of cheese in its beak. A fox passed that way. He decided to get that piece of cheese. He said to the crow. “Please sing a bit. I want to hear your sweet voice.” The crow was pleased to hear this. It opened its beak to sing. The piece of cheese fell down the fox picked it up and ate it. The crow fait sad about it.

Moral: 1. Be aware of flatterer

THE SLAVE AND A LION

Once, a slave ran away from his master. He hid in a cave. There he saw a lion. The lion had a big thorn in its paw. It could not walk. The slave went near it and drew the thorn out. The lion became happy. One day, the slave was caught. He was thrown before a hungry lion. The lion began to lick his feet. It was the same lion whom the slave had helped in the jungle. The master became happy to know the whole event. He freed both the lion and the slave.

Morals: 1. One good turn deserves another. 2. Do good and have good. 3.Virtue never goes waste/ unrewarded.

THE LION AND THE MOUSE 

Once, a lion was sleeping under a tree. A mouse came and began to run over his body. The lion woke up. He caught the mouse and wanted to kill it. The mouse asked for mercy. It said that it might help him some day. The lionsmiled and let it go. After some days, the lion was caught up in a net. the lion roared for help. The mouse came there. It cut the net with its sharp teeth. The lion got free and happy. He thanked the mouse for its help.

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