The students will compare and
contrast rabbits and hares.
book or web site about rabbits and hares. The
following web sites are very useful in outlining the
differences - Alien
Readers (scroll down the page for a list comparing
rabbits and hares.) and MSN
large venn diagram written on the blackboard or chart
information with the students about rabbits and
hares. Instruct them to listen for similarities
and differences between the breeds.
as a class, have the students complete a venn diagram
on the differences and similarities of hares and
reinforcement, have the students complete their own venn
a lesson on the characteristics of mammals. Have
the students brainstorm as many mammals as they
can. Ruth Heller's Animals Born Alive and
Well is an excellent book to use in this lesson.
a variety of non-fiction books about rabbits.
Have the students list facts they learn about rabbits
and compile a Rabbit Fact Book.