Tall Tales: Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions

Tall Tales:  Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions
Tall Tales:  Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions
Tall Tales:  Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions
Tall Tales:  Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions
Tall Tales:  Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions
Tall Tales:  Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions
Tall Tales:  Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions
Tall Tales:  Five Terrific Tall Tales w/Reading Comprehension Questions
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Are you ready to use some great stories in Literature Circles or reading groups to make your kids LOVE reading? These five great tall tales are just the answer! They are written in kid friendly language, and have great examples of hyperbole in them!

These stories are a terrific way to introduce or reinforce tall tales, show examples

of hyperbole and other types of figurative language in writing, as well as a way to get your kids revved up again about reading if you've been testing for long periods of time.

Each story comes with its own set of written response reading comprehension questions.

Included in the packet are the following:

- Five Terrific Tall Tales w/reading comprehension questions

"The Story of Pecos Bill and the Twister"

"The Story of Slue Foot Sue"

"The Story of Calamity Jane"

"The Story of Davy Crockett"

"The Story of Paul Bunyan"

Also included is a colorful anchor chart with the elements of a Tall Tale.

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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4–5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
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