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Tall Tales and Legends Unit (original passages, organizers, writing, and vocab)
I don't know about you, but I got tired of scouring the Internet for tall tales appropriate for my students! Rather than waste time, I wrote some instead! There is a lot included so you can pick and choose what fits your needs. Includes 10 tall tales: Calamity Jane, Annie Oakley, Sally Ann Thunder A
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Recount Stories - Fables, Tall Tales, Myths, & Folktales  RL.2.2 & RL.3.2
⭐️This bundle includes 4 2nd & 3rd grade reading comprehension resources containing certified Lexile® measured fables, folktales, fairytales, tall tales, and myths. The passages and question sets are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing RL2.2 and RL3.2 skills. Students read adaptation
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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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Recount Stories: Tall Tales - 2nd Grade RL.2.2 & 3rd Grade RL.3.2
⭐️These 14 certified Lexile® measured passages and question sets are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing 2nd and 3rd grade recounting stories and comparing and contrasting skills. Each tall tale is paired with a nonfiction story to integrate RL2.2 and compare & contrast skills. ⭐️Stud

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TALL TALES UNIT | CLOSE READING PASSAGES AND QUESTIONS
Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to teach Tall Tales activities using close reading passages and questions? This tall tales unit is the perfect companion to teach close reading strategies to your students.Click here and SAVE by buying ALL of my Fables and Folktale Resources in 1 Bundle!Who

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Tall Tales Activities
Looking to take your students' understanding of tall tales or folk tales a little deeper? The activities included in this unit will have your students digger deeper for knowledge and understanding.This is part of the Primarily Gifted line of products to get your students thinking deeper. Search #pri
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Tall Tales Reading Comprehension Passages & Questions Pack
This pack contains three folktale passages to help incorporate close reading strategies in your classroom. Passages can be used during whole group or small group reading. Each passage offers a one-page passage with ten multiple choice, text dependent close reading comprehension questions. Included i
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American Folk Heroes and Tall Tales
Table of Contents: T-Charts and Interactive Charts examples…………....……..Pages 3-4 Clipart and signs to go with t-charts and interactive charts….………………………………......….Pages 5-10 Individual Student interactive charts in color and b/w..…..Pages 11-12 What are Tale Tales and the characteristics of Tall T
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Paul Bunyan Tall Tale Close Reading Comprehension Passage and Questions
Practice close reading with this fun reading passage. This story features the legendary Paul Bunyan, a character from many tall tales and folktales. This story is filled with hyperbole to help emphasize the tall tale genre. In this passage, students will practice identifying genre, character tra
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Tall Tales For Little Learners {Annie Oakley}
This is a non-fiction unit about Annie Oakley. If you have previously purchased any of my inventors or famous fliers units - this is the same format. The comprehension passages are between 600-700L. These passages are geared towards first and second graders - with less words per passage and easier s
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Pecos Bill Tall Tale Close Reading Comprehension Passage and Questions
Practice close reading with this fun reading passage. This story features the legendary Pecos Bill, a character from many tall tales and folktales. This story is filled with hyperbole to help emphasize the tall tale genre. In this passage, students will practice identifying genre, character traits
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Tall Tales Reading and Writing Unit
This engaging unit will help you bring your Tall Tale Unit to life! It will take about 1-2 weeks to complete, depending on how many tall tale stories you plan to read and which activities you plan to complete. You will need at least one copy of different tall tale books to use with this file. I am a
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Tall Tales {Annie Oakley}
This is a non-fiction unit about Annie Oakley. If you have previously purchased any of my inventors or famous fliers units - this is the same format. The comprehension passages are between 800 - 960L. Two separate comprehension checks are included, one for each passage. This is aligned to the CCS.
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Tall Tales Bundle - Passages and Lessons on Figurative Language
Tall Tales, Folk Tales, and Figurative LanguageRead tall tale passages about Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Pecos Bill while studying hyperbole, idioms, metaphors, similes, and personification. I have also added a lesson about Davy Crocket, which introduces the genre of folk tales
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Irish Folktales, Tall Tales, and Myths
A 19 page collection of Irish folk tales, tall tales and myths including: passages on leprechauns, the horseshoe, the pot of gold, and the shamrock. Each passage has a corresponding activity covering CCSS. Answer keys are also included. Pages can be printed and used as printables or used in intera
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Tall Tales: Close Reading
Are you teaching a Tall Tales unit or looking for something a little different to teach RL 2.2? We chose to teach RL 2.2 with a western theme this year and use Tall Tales. It was so much fun! I created these close reading passages for 4 popular Tall Tale characters we had decided to study: John
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Tall Tales Unit (Features reading passages & comprehension pages)
This Tall Tale unit is geared towards second and third grades, and is full of useful resources. It contains vocabulary cards and definitions, five reading passages and matching comprehension pages, six interactive booklet pages plus a cover, six mini-posters featuring elements of tall tales, and mo
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Tall Tales Reading Comprehension: Pecos Bill {read & respond}
American folktales are a fun component of Common Core State Standards. Incorporate these wacky, student-friendly tidbits about Pecos Bill into your tall tale reading, writing and language lessons (or speech/language therapy sessions!) These passages are just the right size to keep readers of al
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Fable, Myth, Tall Tale, Trickster Tale Centers w/ Comprehension Questions
This is a great center-based exploration in genres. Students work together to come up with definitions for each genre. This lesson comes complete with the following:-6-Day lesson-plan-Worksheets for each center-A culminating lesson with sample definitions for each genre-CSAP-style assessment with pa
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John Henry - Tall Tale Activities on Metaphors and Similes
Study John Henry with your students, while teaching your class about metaphors and similes. A tall tale passage about John Henry is included in this lesson. Students can complete activities to practice identifying metaphors and similes, and even create one of their own. This is a great reading comp

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Old Stormalong Tall Tale Close Reading Passage and Comprehension Questions
Practice close reading skills with this fun, engaging passage. This story features Alfred Bulltop Stormalong, a legendary sailor from many tall tales and folktales. This story is filled with hyperbole to help emphasize the tall tale genre. In this passage, students will identify genre, analyze f
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Tall Tales: CCSS Aligned Leveled Passage and Activities Levels C - I
Leveled, differentiated passages that are perfect for having each student in your class reading the same content but at their level! This is a set of 5, tall tale themed, multileveled passages. There are 5 different sets of passages, each set is a different fairy tale. Each set has 4 passages of th
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Tall Tales: CCSS Aligned Leveled Passage and Activities Levels J - M
Leveled, differentiated passages that are perfect for having each student in your class reading the same content but at their level! This is a set of 5, tall tale themed, multileveled passages. There are 5 different sets of passages, each set is a different fairy tale. Each set has 4 passages of th
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Pecos Bill - Tall Tale Activities on Personification
Study Pecos Bill while learning about personification. A tall tale passage about Pecos Bill is included in this lesson. Students will learn what personification is, and practice finding it. This is a great reading comprehension lesson on personification. This lesson is also great for close readin

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