Answer the following questions about Yertle the Turtle. We have discussed many of these issues during our class discussion.
- Why do you think Yertle the Turtle thought he was superior to the other turtles?
- Why did the other turtles obey his commands?
- What do you think the other turtles could have done to prevent such a dictatorship?
- Can anyone think of a similar situation in our world today?? Use the internet to research your answer.
Now draw a turtle of your own and inside the turtle write all the different qualities that make a great leader.