TEDDY FINDS A DOLLAR BILL FOCUSES ON
THE SOCIAL VALUE OF: HONESTY
- the quality of being truthful or telling the truth
- the act of being trustworthy and showing good character
In this story, Teddy finds a dollar bill in the attic and claims it is his, in spite of evidence that it actually belongs to his boy, Matthew. Teddy’s plan to keep the dollar and spend it is challenged by the wiseness of Idles, the family cat.
When young children are introduced to the Teddy stories, their desire to hear the stories over and over helps them absorb key social values. As this story unfolds, children discover that being honest and truthful is always the correct action in any situation.
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