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Native American Folktales for Kids: Picture Books

A list of more than 20 Native American folktale books for kids including porquois tales, legends and stories.

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Native American Legends:Resources,ideas,&Activities to help with legend writing

3+ weeks of lessons plans included! This 24 page packet is perfect to add to a unit focusing on Native American legends. We use it for our fourth grade class on the essential question, “How the Earth & Sky are portrayed in fiction and nonfiction.” It allows students to see that legends incorporate real events with a person’s unusual life story with exaggerations and heroic actions.

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Myths - One Page Myth Passages from Around the Globe

These are great to use for independent reading when working with myths. A problem I frequently have while teaching ELA is that I never have enough of a particular type of reading material for all my kids to be reading the same thing...Now you have some variety!

Explains the differences among Traditional Literature. Nice for genre study - what's the difference between a folktale & a fable? Don't know click here.

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Celtic Mythology and Irish Legends

Celtic Mythology and Irish Legends books for kids. Need to check these out!

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Reading Genres Posters

18 Reading Genres Posters for Reading area, bulletin board, or Classroom Library Folktales, Fairy Tales, Mythology, Tall Tales, Fables, Legends, Nonfiction, Historical Fiction, Biography, Autobiography, Fantasy, Realistic Fiction, Science Fiction, Comedy, Horror, Drama, Poetry, Mystery