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Tall Tales

AWESOME beginning of year unit plans with Howard Wigglebottom AND great units for math/reading/science/grammar/writing integrated

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Tall Tales- Walt Disney's Paul Bunyan. This would be a great example to show the classroom to introduce them to this literary genre!

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from What Do We Do All Day

18+ Diverse American Folktales and Tall Tales for Kids

Diverse books for kids. Picture books of American folktales and tall tales. Good variety.

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Teaching Tall Tales - lesson plan ideas and a printable template for this literally TALL tale from Layers of Learning

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Freebie! Students complete the charts using any tall tale. The charts focus on the following characteristics of tall tales: The main character is larger than life and has super-human abilities. The main character is helped by a powerful object or animal. The characters use everyday language and are common people. The author uses exaggeration. The author uses humor. The story has a lot of action. The main character solves a problem, overcomes an obstacle, or defeats a “bad guy”.

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

STEM Engineering Challenge Five Pack ~ Tall Tales Set

STEM Engineering Challenge Five Pack ~ Tall Tales Set $ John Chapman Apple Raft Challenge Pecos Bill Plastic Bag Lasso Challenge John Henry’s Tube Train Challenge The Big Blue Ox’s Wooden Pen Challenge Sluefoot Sue Log Cabin Challenge

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