An original short story based on the folktale "Stone Soup". Told by shifting narrators, it describes how the soldier Jonas finds warmth and companionship with the war-weary residents of a small town.
Length: 5 pages
Readability: Suitable for students in grades 4-5. While the text is fairly simple, the shifting narrators require a level of inference that adds to the challenge. It could be a stretch for third graders or a review or assessment piece for sixth graders. See the Preview to see for yourself!
Possible teaching points: Point of view, narrator's perspective, inference, text connections with comparisons to other versions of Stone Soup.
License: Your purchase allows you to use this story as many times as you would like in a single classroom. If you are a TpT seller, you may create activities connected to this story and provide a link to the story for seller to purchase.
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