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Fairy Tales Folktales Fables Myths Legends and Tall Tales
Fairy Tales - Folktales - Fables - Myths - Legends - Tall Tales Reading Comprehension lessons on Fairy Tales, Folktales, Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales are not easy to come up with. BUT... with this resource there is no thinking involved! JUST PRINT and GO! These Tab-Its® can be used FOR ANY of bo
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Close Reading Comprehension Activities Myths and Legends
Myths and Legends addresses important reading comprehension skills and fills critical gaps in the 4th grade and 5th grade curriculum. Includes answer keys and graphic organizers. Resource Details Includes ten wonderful and diverse myths and legends including Native American, Canadian, and Greek
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Reader's Theater: 4 Native American Legends (plays for 3rd, 4th, 5th grade)
Focus on differentiation! This reader’s theater set features 4 popular Native American legends written on 3 separate reading levels for a total of 12 plays! Each script contains 4-6 parts, making it a perfect activity for centers or leveled guided reading groups! Modified versions provide suppor
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Teaching Theme Task Cards: Fairy Tales, Fables, and Legends
HIGHLY DIFFERENTIATED BEST SELLER!! Students first learn theme vocabulary and topics before progressing to identifying the theme in the story. The materials can be used for whole group instruction, small group, remediation, centers, homeschool, summer school, and as individual assessments. Includ
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Arthurian Legends Unit  - King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Arthurian Legends: King Arthur and The Knights of the Round Table – Resources and Activities! A fully integrated English, Social Studies, and Art unit on King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Everything needed to complete an entire unit on Arthurian Legends is included, with very litt
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THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW READING, WRITING, FLIP BOOK HALLOWEEN FUN
"The night grew darker and darker." Spooky reading fun! Students will love The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Reading, Writing, Flip Book Reading Literature Guide. This short story is so vivid and memorable. October is a perfect time for your English language arts lessons to include a Halloween activity wi
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Folktale Genres Poster Set FREEBIE! Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend
Folktale Genres Poster Set FREEBIE! Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend 6 Poster Set for teaching the subgenres of Folktales: Fairy Tale, Tall Tale, Fable, Myth, & Legend. Buy the full set of 12: Fiction Genres Posters Set of 12 Please check my TpT store for more reading and lite
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Folktales: Fairytales, Tall Tales, Fables, Legends, & Myths
Grades 4-8 Differentiated Unit This includes tons of supplemental material for teaching these folktale genres: fairytales, tall tales, fables, legends, and myths. I teach other fiction genres as novel genres. You can find fiction genres here. In this download, you'll get: - Teacher's Notes - Inte
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Myths, Legends, Fables and Fairy Tales PowerPoint
Folktales: Myths, Legends, Fables and Fairy Tales PowerPoint. Teach folktales and traditional tales: myths, legends,tall tales, fables, and fairy tales. The slides discuss differences between myths and legends, tall tales, fables, and fairy tales. Examples of some famous tales and famous authors a
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Mini Unit with Paired Nonfiction Text
Written for the upper middle to high school level, this unit for Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is the perfect mini unit to cover just in time for Halloween! It would also fit nicely in with a myths and legends unit! Students explore the legend through a careful process of close r
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: ELA and Close Reading Mini-Unit {Middle Grades}
Excited for the Halloween season? We are! My 6th graders LOVE to read this adapted version of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". Included in this mini unit pack are 5 different common core activities focused on the plot and story elements of literature. You will be provided with three formats of text so
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LEGENDS OF THE BLUEBONNET AND INDIAN PAINTBRUSH - Book Study by Tomie dePaola
The Legend of the Bluebonnet and The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush are two beautiful books written by Tomie DePaola. The two legends about wildlfowers are perfect for a spring novel studies. This unit includes a study of legends, character traits, and story elements. I've also included activities
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Escape Game Break Out Box Activity
Get ready to dive into an exciting escape-room style adventure with this break-out game designed to review narrative elements in Irving's short story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" with secondary students! From the most reluctant learner to the most advanced, all of your students will be 100% engaged
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Folktales: Fairytales, Fables, Tall Tales, Legends, and Myths
What exactly is the difference between a myth and a legend? Find out with these worksheets and handouts. This resource clearly defines the five most common folktale subgenres: fables, fairy tales, tall tales, legends, and myths and gives students opportunities to apply what they have learned. This
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LEGEND OF THE POINSETTIA BY TOMIE DePAOLA - Book Study and Mexican Culture
The Legend of the Poinsettia is a sweet holiday legend, retold by Tomie dePaulo. It's is a great book to read in teaching legends. And, students can learn about the Mexican culture. The Legend of the Poinsettia book study includes a poster, Mexico facts, story map, elements of a legend, comprehensio
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legend-of-the-poinsettia You will need a copy of the book titled, The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola to fully use this packet. This is a multilevel packet! There is something for kindergarten, first, second, and third grade. One of the games might also work for per-kindergartners.
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Yonder Mountain: A Cherokee Legend (Journeys Supplemental Materials)
Here are 35 supplemental activities for the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys reading curriculum that are based on the focus skills for "Yonder Mountain: A Cherokee Legend". These resources can be used to guide your whole or small group instruction. They can also be used as literacy centers, indep
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Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Book Companion Activities
Do you know how Rock Paper Scissors came to be? The super cute book by Drew Daywalt will tell your kiddos all about the legend of these 3 famous hand game characters. The book is a new class favorite in my class! What's included? Cause & Effect Chart Author's Purpose Problem Solution Flip-Fl
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Reader's Theater BUNDLE:  40 Myths, Legends, & Tall Tales!
Let this collection of classic American literature Reader’s Theaters engage students in fluency & expression while at the same time meeting a key Common Core reading benchmark! This bundle includes my 4 best selling sets of DIFFERENTIATED scripts on Native American Legends, Greek Myths, America
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Māori Myths and Legends Traditional Literature Passages and Questions NZ US
Do your students love the demi-god Māui? Learn more about him and his peers with our differentiated close reading passages and questions. You're welcome! This pack includes four Year Five and Six (Grade Four and Five) narrative/myth passages with six pages of engaging text-dependent questions and hi

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The Legend Of The Bluebonnet - Printable Activities
This is a fun filled activity pack to use with your students when reading The Legend Of The Bluebonnet. This activity book will provide engaging lessons that correspond with this wonderful legend. This Legend of The Bluebonnet activity pack was written using the Common Core Standards and the Texas
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Māori Myths & Legends BUNDLE New Zealand Reading Texts Higher Order Thinking
Ramp up your reading comprehension program with this Close Up Māori Myths and Legends BUNDLE. It features differentiated traditional literature Reading Comprehension passages with Higher Order Thinking Tasks. It features eight Māori Myths and Legends (Volume One and Two), and contains a wide range o
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Myths, Legends, Fables, Fairytales Literary Pages
These are some pages to use along with a Traditional Literature Unit. They help the student to explore Character Traits, Character Changes, Setting, Theme, and the author's use of Sensory Language. I use them mostly in literary circles, but could also be used with direct teach or small group instruc
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Folktales:  Fables, Myths, and Legends Lesson on Theme and Genre; STAAR
Folktales: Fables, Myths, and Legends Lesson Theme and Genre Lesson for 3rd Grade You can choose to make a poster, a flip book, or any other creative project you can think of to make this assignment fun! The pages 3-4 are for the poster pictured above, and page 5 if the front of a flip book I mad
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Folktales: Fairy tales, Myths, Fables, Tall Tales, & Legends
This is an in-depth learning guide that explains not only the differences between the different types of folktales, but their histories, characteristics, and examples of each. Students will learn to distinguish between them based on common elements as well as how they have adapted through the years
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Character Traits - The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
**COMPLETE UPDATE OF FILE 8/31/13!! PLEASE re-download for MORE information and RESOURCES in this pack!!** This pack includes: **4 Graphic Organizers **Lesson Directions **Activity Directions **Power Point {about epitaphs, Washington Irving and MUCH MORE!} This is the LAST activity I do with my ch
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Mythology Unit Bundle: Myths, Legends, & Assessments
Mythology Unit Bundle: Myths, Legends, & Assessments These resources are perfect for creating a mythology unit or adding on to your own. Students will read myths from Greek and Norse mythology and legends about King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. Students will write narrative and in
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Native American Legends:Resources,ideas,&Activities to help with legend writing!
*HUGE Update to this File: 2/15) Ideas, Resources, and Activities to help with legend writing! Focuses on CCSS: R.L.4.2, RI.4.7, RI.4.9, W.4.3 ** There are multiple activities included involving research and technology! We are 21st century learners! :) CCSS Aligned! This 24 page packet is pe
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Folktales: Characteristics of Legends, Myths, Tall Tales, Fables, & Fairy Tales
“Perfect organizers to help my students keep track of the different types of folktales.” In order to analyze plot, understand characters, appreciate illustrations, and uncover the moral or message of folktales, students must first have a good understanding of the characteristics of all folktales an
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Chocolate & Aztecs & Cortez Legends-Reading Comprehension
This cultural lesson on " Chocolate"is the perfect activity for Social Studies when students are learning the Aztec and Mayan civilization. It highlights the legend of how Quetzacoalt gave the chocolate to the Toltecs and was punished by the Gods. It also talks about Cortez and how he contributed
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St. Patrick's Day Activities: The Legend of Saint Patrick Activity Packet
St. Patrick's Day Reading Activities: The Legend of St. Patrick Activity Packet Bundle: This St. Patrick's Day social studies and reading activity packet details the extraordinary events and works in the life of St. Patrick, Bishop of Ireland, for whom the holiday is named. This bundle packet incl
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Reader's Theater: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (script for 3rd, 4th, 5th)
This original version of the famous Sleepy Hollow Legend is an engaging and fun activity perfect for a small group or reading station! Students will have the chance to practice expression and fluency while reviewing the features that make this classic story a legend! For differentiation purposes,
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The Legend of the Leprechaun  {A Student Book and Literacy Activities}
This 9-page student book teaches children about the Irish legend of the leprechaun. I use it in my first grade classroom, but it will also work for high kindergarten readers and 2nd grade students who need a little extra support. The features of this text include: • informational text • labels an
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Myths and Legends Traditional Literature Comprehension Passages and Questions
Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our differentiated close reading passages and questions. This pack includes five Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) traditional literature passages with six pages of engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thinking tasks. The

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Rooted in Reading:  The Legend of the Poinsettia
The Legend of the Poinsettia by Tomie dePaola is such a beautiful story! We have created this unit to use in correlation with that book. Students will learn all about The Legend of the Poinsettia, Christmas in Mexico, and verbs! Here's what all is included: 5 Days of Lesson Plans Book Questionin
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Myths and Legends - Complete Unit of Work
English Lesson Myths and Legends Writing – Complete 4 Week Unit of Work This download includes a complete four-week English unit on Greek myth writing. Children will analyse and discuss myth texts in different mediums and then create their own pieces of writing. Everything you need to teach the wh
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Legend of the Indian Paintbrush~a One Week Unit for the story by Tomie dePaola
The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush is a great read in November. It is the story of a small Native American boy who contributes to his tribe by bringing beauty to his People. This unit contains: 1. Vocabulary cards 2. Reading Response-Story Map 3. Character Analysis 4. Art Activity 5. Cause
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Folktales Unit: Fairytales, Tall Tales, Fables, Legends, & Myths
This is an extremely thorough, full 2-week unit for the short story "The Emperor's New Clothes" by Hans Christian Andersen as well as several other folktales (included). These resources are focused around Common Core Standards for Grade 6, but they are absolutely still relevant for all middle grades
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King Arthur Legends: The Sword in the Stone, The Tale of Sir Launcelot du Lake
King Arthur Legends: The Sword in the Stone, The Tale of Sir Launcelot du Lake by Sir Thomas Malory This two weeklong lesson on the legends of King Arthur focuses on the stories “The Sword in the Stone” and “The Tale of Sir Launcelot du Lake,” both from Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory. Inc
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Legend by Marie Lu - Novel Packet
This packet contains reading assignments to assist with the comprehension, understanding, and application of reading skills as students read Marie Lu's novel, Legend. Two sets of vocabulary activities are also included using 24 different words from the novel. There is an answer key included.
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Legend of the Poinsettia~a One Week Reading Unit for the story by Tomie dePaola
Legend of the Poinsettia is a heart warming story to read in December. It is about a little girl who feels she has ruined Christmas for her family. This unit contains: 1. Vocabulary cards 2. Story Map 3. Character Analysis 4. Sequencing 5. Making Connections 6. Poinsettia fact sheet 7. Pro
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Legends, Folktales, and Fables Bundle-ELA Test Prep
Great test prep material! A wonderful collection of legends, folktales, and fables activities. This bundle includes 6 packets of activities to go with the following stories... 1. Arachne and the Weaving Contest-A Greek Legend 2. The Little Brown Jay-A Tale from India 3. King Midas and the Golden
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The Legends of the Bluebonnet and the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie DePaola
Over 90 pages of graphic organizers, response questions, and activities for The Legends of the Bluebonnet and the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie DePaola! Inside you will find: About the Author Research Activity Unique Author Characteristics Graphic Organizer Book Title/Quick Summary Author Hall of Fame
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Who Is Cupid?  {A Little Book About the Legend}
This student reader focuses on the most famous mascot of Valentine's Day... Cupid. In the text, children are introduced to the term "legend" and learn that Cupid's story has been told and enjoyed by many people for hundreds of years, although it can't be proved. As the children continue to read, t
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The Legend of Robin Hood ELA Unit- 2+ Weeks worth of LOW prep!  Opinion Writing
Is Robin Hood a hero or a villain? This is the question you students will be supporting with details during this unit. Included is a three page, grade level appropriate text. You will be excited to come to school everyday with at least TWO weeks of CCSS aligned lesson objectives and activities pre
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Comparing Myths/Legends: Greek Myth Icarus vs. Native American Legend- 4th-6th
Greek Mythology and Native American legends may seem like the two very different genres, with little to no similarities, but you'd be wrong! This project asks students to compare myths and legends from two very different cultures, finding both the similarities and differences. Through this common c
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Legend of the Bluebonnet~a One Week Reading Unit for the story by Tomie dePaola
Legend of the Bluebonnet is a great read in November. It is about a little girl who chooses to sacrifice her most prized possession to save her People. This unit contains: 1. Vocabulary cards 2. Reading Response-Story Map 3. Character Analysis 4. Art Activity 5. Native American Symbol Sheets
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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Activities Bundle (Washington Irving)- Word
Activities for use with the story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving. Includes a variety of activities for before, during, and after the story. Lots of options to choose from in a money-saving bundle. Contents: --Reading and Critical Thinking Questions: In order of the text with r
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Fables, Folktalkes, Fairytales, Myths, Legend Characteristics
This is a characteristics chart for Fables, Folktalkes, Fairytales, Myths, Legends. It can be difficult trying to teach the differences within these genres. Hopefully, this chart will help. Students can cut it out and glue into their Reader's Response Notebook for review and reference each time a b
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Legends, Myths, Fairy Tales, Fables, & Tall Tales - Smartboard
This 30 slide smartboard lesson intorduces the four main genres of legends, myths, fairy tales, and tall tales, listing their characteristics, and examples of each.
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Close Reading - Urban Legends - Authentic Text
Yes, this passage is from a real book! Which means it is an authentic text that you can use along with 4 pages of text-dependent questions. This is the first chapter of Mysterious Encounters: Urban Legends by Rachel Lynette (that’s me!), used here by permission from the publisher, Cengage Learning
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The Legend of Spookley the Square Pumpkin Activities
The Problem/Solution Thinking Guide and activities are provided. The Thinking Guide identifies story elements in a narrative with a problem/solution plot. It provides information that helps teachers ask guiding questions for depth of understanding. It helps teach GLOBAL meaning of text: whole story
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