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”.