Student's Story A Fisherman and his wife

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A fisherman and his wife
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Once upon a time, a poor fisherman called Ben live with wife Olivia.
They
had very less money and food, but they never
complained about their life. The other fishermen really liked them
because
they were
really kind.
Kamal is upset
because
his quiz score is low
again. He is sitting looking at the paper again
That day the fisherman did not catch many fish, in fact he caught only one fish. “At least this fish is big enough to be
and again, thinking what he should do about it.
shared with my wife,” he thought. When they were about to enjoy their meal, an old woman came knocking at the
Moh. Kamal
: fish (looking
upset,
at
door, asking for food. Ben and Olivia looked at each other then glanced
at the small
on the table.
Theylooking
had nothing
the
paper
again
and again)
but that small fish and some fruits. “I could always fish for more,”
smiled
Ben
comforting
his wife. Olivia nodded and
smiled back.
Huh… why am I always
getting low marks?.....
Ben got up and walked to the door. He opened the door, and when he was giving the old woman the food, she
Mama is angry again and
suddenly turned to a beautiful fairy with wings and crown.
again.
And at school, Ms Laila is
“Who are you?” cried Ben.
always saying: “Mohamad
“I am the fairy from Dreamland. I came here as I heard about your kindness, and I want to
check stop
it myself.
You are
Kamal,
talking,
indeed kind, Fisherman. For that generosity, you deserve to have three wishes of anything.
Say
your
wishes,
Mohamad Kamal, read
Fisherman, and I must do”. The fisherman and his wife were shocked to hear that.
your notes”
Huh… what should I do??
“What shall your first wish be, kind Fisherman?” said the fairy.
(Two friends are coming to cheer Moh. Kamal
“You get to wish first, Ben. Come on, say your wish,” urged Olivia.
“I wish to catch many fish as the other fishermen do,” said Ben. and asking him to play)
Salman &Abdulaziz: (together) Hi Moh Kamal,
Seeing her husband only wished for a simple thing, Olivia was frustrated.
what’s up?
“How could you wish for some more fish only, Ben?”
Moh.
Kamal:
Salman,
Olivia seemed to be possessed wit self greed as she was saying the
second
wish, “I wish (sadly)
for us toHi
have
a lot of money
Abdulaziz,
I
am
okay.
and I wish for us to live in a huge castle.”
Salman:
What are you upset
“You shall your wishes! There. You have got your three wishes,”about?
said the fairy, disappearing from Ben and Olivia’s sight.
Moh. Kamal:
I got 3 out 10 for
Ben and Olivia’s lives changed all of a sudden. They lived in prosperity. However, Olivia changed. She was no longer
Literature.
kind. She was greedy and unkind. One day she asked her husband to catch for her a type of fish that was really large
Abdulaziz
Really? Why? I got 9,5. It is
and dangerous. Ben did not refuse, as he was kind and really loved
Olivia. :
so easy.
That day Ben left the house to look for the fish Olivia wished. Olivia
waited
waitedI all
all night,
Salman
: at home. SheYeah,
gotday
10.and
Everything
but Ben never returned. For that very moment, Olivia felt so much
Ben had never left her that long, as a
is inloneliness.
the book.
matter of fact, he had never left heart feeling sad or worried.
Moh. Kamal:
(a bit angry) Hey! Are you
mocking
“What have I done? Why did I ask for such thing? I want my husband
back.me?
What is good about all these without my
Abdulaziz:
Of course not. But why low
husband to enjoy them with me?” cried Olivia.
mark? Didn’t you read your notes?
Olivia cried feeling sorry and regret. She prayed to God and cried.
She was: sorry for her greed.
Then
the fairy
appeared
Salman
Yes, you
have
to read
your
in front of Olivia.
notes.
“What’s wrong Fisherman’s wife? asked the fairy.
Moh. Kamal:
I don’t like reading okay.
“My beautiful and fairy, I beg you for one more wish,” begged Olivia, “I want my husband back. I am sorry for my
Abdulaziz:
But you have to read.
greed.”
Moh. Kamal :
I don’t know. I think it’s
The fairy saw how sad Olivia was. She decided to give her that wish.
Olivia was so happy, and she wished to have her
boring.
husband again and she promised not to be greedy again. Suddenly
she
felt a: hand touching
got You’ll
you
Abdulaziz
No, her
it’sshoulder,
not. Just“Itry.
the wish you like, my dear wife. It doesn’t look dangerous, but I am sure it tastes so delicious,” smiled Ben to his wife.
like it.
Salman:
That’s
They hugged happily. They went back to live in their old house, and
they lived happily ever
after.right. Anyway, this
means you aren’t going to play with us?
Moh. Kamal :
(shaking his head,
(created by Maryam Osama from 6C)
declining) No, You go and have fun
Abdulaziz and Salman : See you Mohamad.
Enjoy reading
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