Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan

Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan
Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan
Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan
Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan
Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan
Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan
Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan
Tall Tales Readers Theater-Davy Crockett-Johnny Appleseed-John Henry-Paul Bunyan
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  1. Davy Crockett-themed Readers' Theater Tall Tale: "Davy Crockpot Frees the Sun" * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Not sure if you want to purchase this product? Download the 6-reader, 5-page script (without the bonus activities and resources) as a FREE DOWNLOAD. Or . . . would you like even MORE twisted
  2. Johnny Appleseed-themed Readers' Theater Tall Tale: "Johnny Watermelonseed Saves the Harvest" * * * * * * * * * * * * * * This readers' theater literacy toolkit is also available as part of the TALL TALES BONUS BUNDLE, which includes 4 twisted tall tales and LOADS of supplemental activities. The bu
  3. John Henry-themed Readers' Theater Tall Tale: "Joan Henry Lights the Way" * * * * * * * * * * * * * * This readers' theater literacy toolkit is also available as part of the TALL TALES BONUS BUNDLE, which includes 4 twisted tall tales and LOADS of supplemental activities, including bundle-exclusive
  4. Paul Bunyan-themed Readers' Theater Tall Tale: "Paul Onion and His Baby-blue Socks" * * * * * * * * * * * * * * This readers' theater literacy toolkit is also available as part of the TALL TALES BONUS BUNDLE, which contains 4 twisted tall tales and LOADS of supplemental activities, including bundle
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Tall & Twisted Tales - Bonus Activities & Resources
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Readers' Theater - Tall tales readers' theater with a twist! Tall tales are fun. TWISTED readers' theater tall tales are even better! This 142-page readers' theater Tall Tales Bonus Bundle takes four traditional tall tales and turns them on their heads.

The activities are perfect for upper elementary or for 2nd- and 3rd-grade gifted-and-talented students in need of a challenge.

The bundle of readers' theater tall tales includes the following products:
>Davy Crockett becomes . . . DAVY CROCKPOT FREES THE SUN (6 readers; also available as a script-only FREE DOWNLOAD)
>Johnny Appleseed becomes . . . JOHNNY WATERMELONSEED SAVES THE HARVEST (7 readers)
>John Henry becomes . . . JOAN HENRY LIGHTS THE WAY (9 readers)
>Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox becomes . . . PAUL ONION & HIS BABY-BLUE SOCKS (5-7 readers)
>10-page packet of bundle-exclusive TALL TALES BONUS RESOURCES

Not only do you get the four tall tale readers' theater scripts (along with sound-effect cue cards for audience participation!), but the bundle also includes the following resources to help build a tall tale unit or folklore unit:

>Vocabulary: Word Work activity for each script (with answer key)
>Compare & Contrast graphic organizer activity (with answer key) for each traditional v. twisted tall tale (e.g., Davy Crockett v. Davy Crockpot)
>Hyperbole in Tall Tales: 2-page activity helps students recognize and understand figurative language in tall tales (with answer key)
>Traits of Tall Tales: 1-page factsheet highlights key aspects that set tall tales apart from other stories in the folklore genre
>Tall Tales Leveled Reading List: Leveled booklist of high-interest books about tall tales
>Writers' Workshop Extension Activity: Activity to guide students in writing and revising their own twisted tall tales
>Weekly Practice Checklist: 5-day framework to guide students' day-by-day readers' theater fluency practice

Additional resources include highlights of applicable Common Core State Standards, a basic overview of readers' theater, and a list of tips and tricks for readers' theater success.

If you're not sure the Tall Tales Bonus Bundle is right for you and your students, please download the FREE 6-reader, 5-page twisted tall tale "Davy Crockpot Frees the Sun" to get a sample of Davy Crockett with a twist!

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If you like my Tall Tales Bonus Bundle, check out my FRACTURED FAIRY TALES BONUS BUNDLE for further fluency-building fun!
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