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A Christmas Surprise for Mr. Scrooge

Once upon a time, there was a grumpy old man named Mr. Scrooge. He didn't like Christmas at all, bah humbug!

Introduction to An old man with a grumpy face and white hair's grumpy personality and disdain for Christmas.

Mr. Scrooge had a friend named Marley, but he was gone now. Mr. Scrooge never smiled and had no friends. He was always grumpy.

Describing An old man with a grumpy face and white hair's loneliness and grumpiness

It was Christmas Eve, and everyone was busy getting ready for the holiday. But Mr. Scrooge was still grumpy, saying Christmas was all nonsense.

Setting the scene on Christmas Eve and An old man with a grumpy face and white hair's grumpy attitude towards the holiday.

Mr. Scrooge's nephew, Fred, came to wish him a Merry Christmas, but Mr. Scrooge was mean and said Christmas was silly. His poor clerk Bob was always working.

Introducing An old man with a grumpy face and white hair's nephew, A cheerful young man with a big smile, and his clerk, A kind man with glasses and a warm coat.

On Christmas Day, Mr. Scrooge told Bob he had to come to work early the next day. Bob was sad, but he had to listen to Mr. Scrooge.

An old man with a grumpy face and white hair being mean to A kind man with glasses and a warm coat even on Christmas Day.

At night, three special visitors came to see Mr. Scrooge. They wanted to show him the true meaning of Christmas. Would Mr. Scrooge listen to them?

The arrival of the three visitors to An old man with a grumpy face and white hair's house.

Mr. Scrooge learned to be kind and generous. He surprised everyone with gifts and smiles. From then on, Mr. Scrooge loved Christmas and everyone loved him back.

An old man with a grumpy face and white hair's heartwarming transformation and the joy of Christmas.

Reflection Questions

  • Why do you think Mr. Scrooge was so grumpy before?
  • How do you think Bob Cratchit felt when Mr. Scrooge made him work on Christmas?
  • What would you do to help someone like Mr. Scrooge feel happy at Christmas?

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