|Directions: Read this story. Ask your parent or teacher to help you with the words that you do not know. Answer the questions. Draw and color a picture to show the characters in this story. As a homework, read another story and tell what you read at your next class.
This story is all about a race between two friends.
In a jungle, there are two friends -- a hare and a tortoise. Once they decide to have a race between them. The hare is so confident of winning that he teases his friend. The tortoise on the other hand silently listens and grins.
The race begins, the hare runs and reaches half the way through the winning point. He then, turns back and finds that his friend his very far behind him. So, the hare decides to take a short nap and continue his race later.
Meanwhile the tortoise though very slow, crosses the hare who oversleeps and reaches the winning point.