The tortoise went off jogging along, without a moment's stopping, at his usual steady pace. But the hare runs ragged while the tortoise moves along steady and slow. Years ago I used to read this story to my children. Noel the hare raced off down the hill towards the finishing line. He leapt to his feet And he looked down the road, But the tortoise was nowhere around. He vows not to repeat the mistake again. Tortoise and Hare Maze External dltk-teach.
The tortoise sits on the back of the hare. The hare dashes off form Paldi to the banks of Sabarmati. The Tortoise plodded on and plodded on, and when the Hare awoke from his nap, he saw the Tortoise just near the winning-post and could not run up in time to save the race. Having reached midway to the goal, she began to play about, nibble the young herbage, and amuse herself in many ways. On reaching the other side the tortoise again sits on the back of the hare.
She has written it into the cutest poem. I go steady and slow, With my eyes on my goal, And I win almost every single race. . But the Hare slept on very peacefully; and when at last he did wake up, the Tortoise was near the goal. Moral Ex quo constat plus saepenumero studio ac diligentia rex maximas perfici quam viribus. It is my favorite version written by Tess Fries. How do we determine the central message or lesson in a fable? Turtle Craft view illustration : practice shapes, counting, sorting and sizing.
Adapted from the Aesop fable, it deals with overconfidence and perseverance in the way only Disney can do, and at no time does it preach. This craft can be made as a separate activity to revisit the fable and address more learning skills. You can add some cut up tissue paper, paper napkins or even some scrap pieces of fabric and glue on certain areas. But the story does not end here. The Tortoise meanwhile kept going slowly but steadily, and, after a time, passed the place where the Hare was sleeping.
One day, in a light mood the hare ridiculed the tortoise for his slow pace. . So the hare dashed forward On past the finish line, But the tortoise was already done! Use details from the text to support your answer. The opossum shuffled his feet. The hare dashes off like a flash. But the story does not end here.
You can use on flannel board, easel or poster board. Visit for many more crafts and materials! They will also be actively involved in using context clues for determining the meaning of unknown words. » What can I say, brilliant! The hare goes home and soon understands that complacency and overconfidence were the reasons of his defeat. Soon he arrives at the banks of river Sabarmati and is overwhelmed by a sense of dejection as he did not know how to swim. The Technicolour animation is very very good, and the music was just wonderful.
The hare was totally running faster than he had strength — he stops in the middle of the story to rest and he falls asleep. At last waking up, and moving as fast as he could, he saw the Tortoise had reached the goal, and was comfortably dozing after her fatigue. Moral Slow but steady wins the race. The hare runs as fast as he can to the airport. Soon the hare was clear out of sight. The Hare now ran his swiftest, but he could not overtake the Tortoise in time.
The children can make their own. Clarify the correct central message: Slow and steady wins the race. And who ended up winning the race? It is funny, original and fast paced. But he laughed and said that he would run against her and beat her any day she would name. The Hare, having overslept herself, started up from her nap, and was surprised to find that the Tortoise was nowhere in sight.