This is a bundle of 130 pages and slides to help you teach American Folktales! Bundle includes Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan, Annie Oakley, John Henry, and Davy Crockett. There is a 30 slide PowerPoint to help you introduce each folktale character. The 100 page PDF includes graphic organizers for every folktale character, a folktale mini book, two writing activities, who am I cut and paste review activity, and folktale assessment. The PDF also includes fun math and language centers to complete your folktale unit! Students will also enjoy tallying and graphing their favorite folktale. This packet is set up to last about six weeks, but duration depends on how little or how much you choose to do each week. Please download the preview to see a full list of activities in the table of contents. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask before purchasing.
PDF CONTENTS ELA/SS:
display poster- what is a folktale & what is a tall tale
vocabulary words for each folktale
characteristics of a folktale graphic organizer
venn diagram for comparing and contrasting two folktales
adjective cluster maps for each character
coloring sheet for each character
reality vs. fantasy sheet for each character
writing sheet for each character
my favorite folktale writing activity
my own folktale writing activity
folktale booklet for students
who am I cut and paste review
Annie's parts of speech sort
Johnny's apple word sort
Babe's ABC order
Babe's sight word pancake flip
MATH ACTIVITES AND CENTER:
tally favorite folktale
graph favorite character
Tally mark tall tale match
Crockett's counting pattern
Paul's tree chopping fact family sort
Henry's true or false addition/subtraction sort
What is a folktale?
Who was Annie Oakley?
Who was Davy Crockett?
Who was Johnny Appleseed?
Who was John Henry?
Who was Paul Bunyan?
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