The Little Red Hen

Parts (5):  Narrator		Hen		Pig		Duck		Cat
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NARRATOR:  ONCE UPON A TIME, A PIG, A DUCK, A CAT AND LITTLE RED HEN ALL LIVED TOGETHER IN A COZY
           LITTLE HDUSE ON A PRETTY GREEN HILL. ALL DAY LONG, THE PIG WALLOWED HAPPILY IN ITS 
           JUICY MUD PUDDLE, THE DUCK SWAM HAPPILY ON HER LITTLE POND, AND THE CAT SLEPT HAPPILY
           IN THE SUN. THIS LEFT ALL THE WORK OF THE HOUSE FOR THE LITTLE RED HEN TD DO. ONE DAY,
           AS THE LITTLE RED HEN WAS SCRATCHING ABOUT IN THE YARD LOOKING FOR A NICE BEETLE FOR
           HER DINNER, SHE CAME UPON A GRAIN OF WHEAT. IT GAVE HER AN IDEA.

HEN: 	   WHO WILL PLANT THIS GRAIN OF WHEAT?

NARRATOR:  SHE ASKED OF THE PIG, THE DUCK, AND THE CAT.

PIC: 	   NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE PIG.

DUCK:      NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE DUCK.

CAT: 	   NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE CAT. SO, SHE DID. THE GRAIN OF WHEAT SPROUTED, AND IT GREW AND GREW UNTIL IT 
           WAS TALL AND GOLDEN AND READY TO CUT.

HEN: 	   WHO WILL CUT THE WHEAT?

NARRATOR:  SHE ASKED OF THE PIG, THE DUCK, AND THE CAT.

PIG:	   NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE PIG.

DUCK:	   NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE DUCK.

CAT:       NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE CAT. SO SHE DID IT HERSELF. FINALLY, THE WHEAT WAS CUT AND READY TO BE GROUND
           INTO FLOUR.

HEN: 	   WHO WILL TAKE THE WHEAT TO THE MILL?

NARRATOR:  SHE ASKED OF THE PIG, THE DUCK, AND THE CAT.

PIG:       NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE PIG.

DUCK:	   NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE DUCK.

CAT:	   NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE CAT.

HEN: 	   THEN I WILL.

NARRATOR:  AND SHE DID! SOON A LITTTLE SACK OF FINE FLOUR CAME BACK FROM THE MILL.

HEN: 	   WHO WILL MAKE THE FLOUR INTO 8READ?

NARRATOR:  SHE ASKED OF THE PIG, THE DUCK, AND THE CAT.

PIG: 	   NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE PlG.

DUCK:      NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE DUCK.

CAT: 	   NOT I.

NARRATOR:  SAID THE CAT.

HEN: 	   THEN I WILL DO IT MYSELF.

NARRATOR:  AND SHE DID. WHEN THE BREAD WAS BAKED, THE LITTLE RED HEN TOOK IT FROM THE OVEN. IT 
           WAS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL, CRUSTY BROWN LOAF SHE HAD EVER SEEN.

HEN:       WHO WILL EAT THE BREAD?

NARRATOR.  SHE ASKED OF THE PIG, THE DUCK, AND THE CAT.

PIG:       I WILL!

NARRATOR:  SAID THE PIG.

DUCK:      I WILL!

NARRATOR:  SAID THE DUCK.

CAT:       I WILL!

NARRATOR:  SAID THE CAT.

HEN:       OH, NO YOU WON'T. I FOUND THE GRAIN OF WHEAT. I PLANTED THE WHEAT. I REAPED THE RIPE
           GRAIN. I TOOK IT TO THE MILL. I BAKED THE BREAD. I SHALL EAT IT MYSELF! 

NARRATOR:  AND SHE DID!!

VOCABULARY: SPROUTED WALLOW REAP MILL