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Alfred and the Grit Girl

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Alfred and the Grit Girl A fourth Alfred Thinking Story inspired by the Snow Angels tales in Mike's Thinking Stories and Surprising Stories. Alfred the chief Snow Angel is ready to retire, but who should take over responsibility for all the snowflakes? Includes challenging, creative questions.

This is a Free Sample Resource
Categories: Story, Teaching & Learning, Any Subject, Junior, Infant

Tags: Grit Effort Mindset Story
By the time she reached Alfred, the snowball was nearly as tall as she was, but still she huffed and puffed and pushed and heaved. And still the snowball rolled on and on getting bigger and bigger and heavier and heavier.

“Can I help you?” asked Alfred.

The girl stopped and turned towards him, but said nothing. She stared at him for a moment then went back to work. Alfred watched as she carried on up the street, slowly, ever so slowly, forcing the snowball on and on. By now it was so large that she shouldn't really have been able to move it, but somehow, from deep inside, the girl found strength.....



Related Resources:

Alfred's Gift

Alfred's Gift - Audio

Grit

Grit Thinking

Grit Thinking Powerpoint

Snow Angels

Snow Angels Artwork

The Return of Alfred the Snow Angel

The Winter House

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