Answer the following questions about Yertle the Turtle. We have discussed many of these issues during our class discussion.

  1. Why do you think Yertle the Turtle thought he was superior to the other turtles?
  2. Why did the other turtles obey his commands?
  3. What do you think the other turtles could have done to prevent such a dictatorship?
  4. Can anyone think of a similar situation in our world today?? Use the internet to research your answer.