Farmer hicks and his horses

Farmer Hicks and His Two Horses

Farmer Hicks had two horses. Softly was sweet, and Surly was ornery. One day a stranger came to the farm, and the horses overheard Farmer Hicks talking about selling one of his animals. Surly was worried it might be him. After reading the story, students will respond to questions on the theme, the plot, and the characters.