Tall Tales

Tall Tales
Tall Tales
Tall Tales
Tall Tales
Tall Tales
Tall Tales
Tall Tales
Tall Tales
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5 MB|57 pages
Product Description
Tall Tales This tall tale unit is just what you need to teach tall tales! I've created both tall tale activities accompanied by a lap book project that your students will love, AND that can be used with any tall tale.

After teaching Tall Tales with my third graders for many years, it has become one of my favorite genres. I’m thrilled to offer my resources in a new lap book format. Keep in mind, these resources also work well in an interactive notebook too.

Here’s a brief overview:
• Directions on how to assemble a lap book are in a photo tutorial, along with all the materials you'll need. I tried to be very clear!

• I chose to focus this unit on the following skills: story elements and vocabulary of the tall tale genre, hyperbole, similes, analyzing characters and their unique traits and creative writing.

• The CCSS for grades 2-5 are included in my teacher letter.

• Some of my favorite graphic organizers are in this unit to use for character traits, including a character trait analysis graph. This is perfect for listening comprehension while reading tall tales aloud to students.

• The character trait discussion cards enhance vocabulary development, and help build greater utility and purpose.

• I’ve included the materials you’ll need to have your students write their own tall tale.

• You may wish to use the lap book as an ongoing unit organizer, or as a culminating project. There are many creative possibilities!

• The blank Tall Tale Story Elements Acrostic flap book works well with helping students solidify their thinking about the genre.

The NEWLY added Storybands are headbands are great for reader's theater performances, favorite character day, or a book report. They are normally sold separately in my store, but you'll get them for free!

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Total Pages
57 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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