Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterSeptember 4, 2009
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On this day in 1893, English author Beatrix Potter first told the story of Peter Rabbit in the form of a “picture letter” to Noel Moore, the son of Potter’s former governess.
Define the following words: sieve, implore, and exert.
THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT: Find the online version here for Beatrix Potter's classic children's tale.
Then answer these questions.
Pretend you are Peter Rabbit. Write an apology letter to Mr. McGregor.
How many bunnies? http://www2.aspca.org/site/DocServer/rabbits_kids.pdf?docID=10022
Using the Internet and books, answer these questions.
1. How many different species of rabbit are there? Name five and describe them.2. What is a baby rabbit called?3. What do rabbits like to eat?4. Are there any foods that are not good for them?5. How long do rabbits live for if they are cared for properly?6. What health problems might a rabbit suffer from?
Don’t forget the math challenge!