I think it was clever to make the tar baby also. Mihalevich Apr 14, Summary: This book is a compiling of stories about the life and adventures of Brer Rabbit. Brer Rabbit is a sneaky rabbit whose main concern is bothering Brer Fox and making sure that everyone in town knows he is the smartest, the fastest, and the best at just about everything. Even when the other animals attempt to outsmart him, they cannot.
My Personal Reaction: I thought the stories were very fun and the pictures were very captivating and colorful. The book was also very interesting,a nd had no issue with keeping even my attention. However, I felt that the story centered around a character who is not an individual of good character, and certain parts of the book were actually somewhat violent i. Brer Wolf and Brer Fox making a plan to lure rabbit in and club him. Classroom Extension Ideas: 1. The teacher could have students compare and contrast how Brer Rabbit treated his neighbors, and how we should treat our neighbors.
This book could accompany a discussion on bullying and how to handle friends who may act like Brer Rabbit sometimes. Life on the Old Plantation is the basis for seven stories featuring such animals as bears, rabbits, turtles, and foxes behaving much as the people of the region would have, and finding themselves in surprising positions. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist.
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Educational Value. Meant to entertain rather than educate. Positive Messages. Sexy Stuff. What parents need to know Parents need to know that The Adventures of Brer Rabbit is a modern-day retelling of some of the timeless Uncle Remus stories first collected in from African-American folk tales, oral folk lore, and songs. Continue reading Show less. Stay up to date on new reviews.
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