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Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)

Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)
Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)
Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)
Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)
Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)
Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)
Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)
Tall Tales (Reader's Theater, Activities and Figurative Language Lessons)
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Tall Tales-This unit includes many engaging activities to help make your Tall Tales unit fun, educational and enjoyable for your students. This unit meets many standards and common core requirements.

PLEASE SEE PREVIEW for a good look of what is all included.

This includes 6 tall tale reader’s theater scripts. Each reader’s theater script has a reader 1 and reader 2 that tells the story of the tall tale character. This makes it a fun activity for partners in the classroom to take turns reading the different parts. This will help increase fluency while learning about the tall tales.

Reader's Theater Scripts included
Paul Bunyan and Babe
John Henry
Pecos Bill
Annie Oakley
Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind
Johnny Appleseed

Included after each script to help assess your student’s comprehension of the tall tales…..
A cloze sentence worksheet where students complete the missing word.

Included is an activity where students write about the character’s traits, the exaggerations and how a problem was solved. This can be made in an accordion shaped booklet and displayed in the classroom.

Labeling character traits worksheet

Writing activity where students write about the character. This is labeled Who is Paul Bunyan? Etc…

In addition this unit includes
Planning Pages to write your own Tall Tale and final copy paper.
A compare and Contrast writing activity and a Tall Tale fact fun writing activity.

7 figurative language posters
Smaller figurative language posters available along with sentence cards for students to sort under the correct category includes 84 cards. This makes a great lesson to do with your students throughout the year..

Everything you need to make a class book with your students on exaggerations.

4 posters also included that discuss and highlight the characteristics of a Tall Tale

Enjoy and Happy Teaching! Jane
Total Pages
162 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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