Describe Brer Rabbit.
Book: Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit by Julius Lester — Brer Rabbit Finally Gets Beaten
How did Brer Turtle trick Brer Rabbit? Did he win fairly? Why or why not?
Read the sentence from Brer Turtle. “You must be joking, Brer Rabbit. You couldn’t have caught me in your feet had turned to wheels and your tail to a motor.” What does Brer Turtle mean by this? What does it show about Brer Turtle?
Read the sentence from Brer Rabbit. “I’ll leave you so far behind that I can plant greens at the beginning of the race and by the time you cross the finish line, them greens will be ready to pick.” What does Brer Rabbit mean by this? What does it show about Brer Rabbit?
Do Brer Rabbit's actions in this story fit with what we already know about him? Why or why not?
not willing to believe something
"meet your match" (phrase)
to meet someone who is as good at something as you are