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English Comprehension Skills Activity 7 – A Wolf Turned Shepherd


English Comprehension Skills Activity 7: English Comprehension Skills Activity 7: Read the following story and fill in the paragraphs given at the end of the story.

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A Wolf Turned Shepherd

Once upon a time there was a crafty wolf who dressed himself up to look like a shepherd. He had a shepherd’s crook, a shepherd’s pipe, and he even walked and sat like a shepherd. In fact, he did it so well that once, in the dead of night, he started imitating the shepherd’s voice and call as well. But this did not sound so shepherd-like. Indeed, it sounded so odd that the people round about took fright and attacked him, and he was so hampered by all his shepherd’s clothes that he could not fight, and he could not escape.

Moral: Even the cleverest disguise may be found out.

 

Now, fill in the blanks with words taken from the story of English comprehension skills activity 7.

Once upon a time there was a (clever/crafty/smart) wolf who dressed himself up to look like a (shepherd/cowboy/shepherd dog). He had a shepherd's (hat/walking stick/crook), a shepherd's pipe, and he even (walked and sat/ate and drank/jumped and swam) like a shepherd. He started imitating the shepherd's (noise/voice/sound) and call as well. But this did not sound so (cowboy-like/shepherd dog-like/shepherd-like). Indeed, it sounded so odd that the people round about took fright and (hit/attacked/blamed) him. He was so hampered by all his shepherd's (clothes/jackets/rags) that he could not fight, and he could not escape.

 

What is the moral of this story? (Do not dress like a shepherd / Even the cleverest disguise may be found out / It is easy to fool people by disguising)

 

 

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