Baboushka and the Three Kings
by Ruth Robbins
Baboushka and the Three Kings is about morality |. The genre of the story is Mythology/folktale, the setting is Historical, and the heritage is European.
One winter's night, Baboushka receives a visit from three kings who are looking for a new born child. She declines the chance to travel with them, then changes her mind and each year renews her search to find the kings and the baby.
Moral reasoning in the story focuses on self concern and concern for relationships.
The theme of the story is It is good to keep our eyes and ears open, so that we don't miss opportunities.
The religion/spirituality in the story is judeo-christian and respect for the religion is shown .
- Hard work
- Social Responsibility
- Unreflective/Don't think of consequences of actions
The 4 Component Model
- Ethical Sensitivity - Evidence of concern for others and awareness of the consequences of one's actions.
- Ethical Judgment - Shows characters deliberating about ethical choices.
- Ethical Focus - Addresses the ethical demand in the situation, prioritizing moral goals and responsibilities over selfish interests.
- Ethical Action - Has a character who takes several steps to reach a moral goal and perseveres to complete the ethical action.