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December 5, 2015


Mark’s mother was worried at first when she got a call from her son’s teacher in the middle of the day. The teacher assured her that everything was all right, but she had called to report something a little unusual. Mark was in third grade, and it was a tradition for the teacher to tell a story of an ant and a grasshopper.

The story is about an ant that works hard and labors throughout the summer to try to store up as much food as possible. The ant is characterized as a responsible, faithful creature. The grasshopper, on the other hand, plays around and fiddles away the summer and does absolutely nothing in the area of work. Read More