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Tall Tales Reading Unit (includes passages, organizers, writing, and more)!
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
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Recount Tall Tales- RL.2.2 & RL.3.2
Fiction and nonfiction tall tales reading comprehension passages, questions, graphic organizers, and Venn Diagrams. Includes 14 leveled passages in the 2nd-3rd Grade Common Core Text Complexity Band. This product includes 7 tall tales with 7 paired non fiction articles to help students compare and

Also included in: Recount Stories Bundle- Fables, Tall Tales, Myths, Folktales RL.2.2 & RL.3.2

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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

Also included in: Short Story Units for Middle School (Short Story of the Month Club, 6th Grade)

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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
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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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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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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 {A Reading and Writing Learning Adventure!}
This 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 able to fi
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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 {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: Fun With Figurative Language and Create Your Own Pop Up Books
Tall Tales, Folk Tales, and Figurative LanguageLearn about the tall tales of 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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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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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 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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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 Tall Tall Tales Gr. 4-6
Folktales come alive in this unit as students are taken on a tantalizing trip to the humorous world on tall tales. About this Resource: The lesson starts off with a teacher-centered approach focusing on the general characteristics of tall tales from different cultures and lands. Optional activiti
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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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Tall Tale Test Prep
This test prep passage can be used as a quick assessment at the end of a lesson. It includes a short passage with a multi-select and two part question. Answer key included.
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The Tall Tales of Abraham Lincoln and Stories of His Childhood
Everything you need to introduce your students to Abraham Lincoln's childhood friend Austin Gollaher, teach them about his childhood, and share examples of the tall tales he loved to tell. Flip book contains three tall tales, an introduction explaining where Lincoln got his tall tales, and a word p
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Short Story Units for Middle School (Short Story of the Month Club, 6th Grade)
Short Story of the Month Club, 6th Grade Grab this collection of popular Short Story Units tailored for 6th grade reading! I created these units specifically around the CCSS for grade 6, but they can absolutely be used in grades 5-8 - please check the preview file to verify this. Try the first mon
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