This Mayan version of the Tortoise and the Hare retold by Pat Mora comes from the Central American nation of Guatemala. It would make an excellent compare and contrast title for elementary students exploring the more widely-known fable. This literature unit contains our standard printable student glossary, easy-to-use teacher guide, spelling and vocabulary puzzles and comprehension question resources with answer keys.
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