The Tortoise and the Hare

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Write a friendly letter to Hare giving him advice on how to win his next race so he doesn't make the same mistake as he did in Aesop's fable, The Tortoise and the Hare.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Compare and contrast different readings of the story based on the titles listed in the Notable Retellings section
  • Discuss the life lesson learned, and invite pupils to share a time when they have followed the rules
  • Send the mini-book home when instruction is complete to extend the learning process
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource was designed as part of a bigger unit; however, it can be used on its own or with another fables unit

  • The mini-book's graphics and text are clear and engaging
  • Two badges are provided to distinguish readers and listeners 
  • Directions on how to make the guiding reading book are listed 

  • None
Common Core