In this unit students will read examples of tall tales (Johnny Appleseed and Paul Bunyan) to learn about exaggeration and similes. Students will then create their own tall tale by going through the writing process.
- Students will be able to describe what a tall tale is and be able to identify them.
- Students will be able to create their own tall tale.
- Students will be able to read and comprehend material in the unit.
- Students will be able to understand and apply the steps in the writing process to create a final product.
There are 4 lessons to this unit, but some of the lessons will take several days.
A rubric is included to grade the final product.