Tops and Bottoms Written by: Janet Stevens Genre: Animal Fantasy Skill: Author’s Purpose
Say It! • bottom • cheated • clever • crops • lazy • partners • wealth
More Words to Know debt cornstalk
partnersmembers of a company or firm who share risks and profits of the business
No one has ever been to the bottom of the ocean. .
The fox was very clever when he caught the mouse.
The people were partners and owned the business together.
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Review Pages p.268-277 • How are Bear and Hare different? • How can you tell that this story is a folktale? • What is Hare’s main problem? How does he plan to solve it? • What is wrong with Bear’s share of the crops? • Summarize what has happened so far.
Review Pages p.278-289 • Why does Hare want Bear to be his business partner? • What has Hare done to get what he needs?What does Bear decide to do as a result of his last deal? Why? • How did Hare’s life change as a result of being partners with Bear? • Do Bear and Hare remain friends in the end?