Tom Tortoise Challenges Flash Harry Hare To A Race

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Summary: Tom Tortoise challenges Flash Harry Hare to a race which becomes an extraordinary media event. During the race Flash stops to sign autographs, taking photos, and snacking while Tom keeps a slow and steady pace. At the end Flash gets so distracted that Tom wins the race!
Instructional Activity: This lesson plan is designed to teach second graders how to compare and contrast two stories. After reading the book as a class, the students will get into partners and read the accompanying story The Tortoise and the Hare. Then, still in pairs, the children will compare and contrast the two stories by making a vin diagram and writing a short paragraph.
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