"How the Camel Got His Hump" from Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling describes the humorous story of how the lazy Camel gains his hump. This is a perfect story for teaching a lesson about working hard and helping others.
Just So Stories - How the Camel Got His Hump - Vocabulary
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n. a talk, conference, or meeting; originally a Native American concept"...and they held a...pow-wow on the edge of the Desert."
v. move in an ungainly way in a series of clumsy paces or bounds"...but no sooner had he said it than he saw his back, that he was so proud of, puffing up and puffing up into a great big lolloping hump."
adj. habitually doing nothing or avoiding work; lazy"...and the Camel came chewing milkweed most 'scruciating idle, and laughed at them."