I Want a Leopard
I want to own a leopard, but my mom says I can’t.
A leopard would be the best pet in the world.
She says my leopard would grow really big.
I tell her I could ride it to school every day.
She thinks it would destroy all of my things.
I think she is scared it would tear up her chairs.
No one would be mean to a boy who has a leopard.
Mom says a leopard would snack on me in my sleep.
I don’t think I want to own a leopard.
Who is the I in the story?
How does the mom compare to the boy in the story?
Which of the following best describes the boy at the end of the story?
What is the problem in the story?
The boy’s mom thinks the leopard would tear up the chairs. Which words mean the same as "tear up"?