The School Play
Episode 2: Choices
Jacob got home from school and Jacob’s dad asked about school today.
Jacob told Dad about Mr. Young. Jacob: “What if I am just no good at making friends.”
Jacob’s Dad: “Were you good at making pancakes before you practiced?” Jacob: “No.”
Jacob’s Dad: “It takes practice to be good at anything. Mr. Young was right. You make new friends when you meet more people and spend more time with them.”
So now Jacob’s question was which after-school activity to choose. They talked about soccer and chorus and a school play.
The Wizard of Oz. Jacob knew right away, that was what Jacob wanted to do. The Wizard of Oz was Jacob’s favorite.
1. Jacob was worried that:
a) he might be no good at making friends
b) that he might not like any of the kids at school
c) that the other kids would make fun of him
2. Jacob’s dad reminded him that in order to be good at something you had to:
a) be lucky
c) give up
3. To make friends you need to:
a) spend more time by yourself
b) text more people
c) meet more people and spend time with them
4. Why did Jacob choose to do the school play?
a) he loved to act
b) The Wizard of Oz was his favorite story
c) he did not have any other choices
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