Tall Tales Unit- John Henry

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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Explore the great American character John Henry with your students. Read aloud John's classic tale full of adventure and exaggeration and then do coordinating worksheets and writing prompts to solidify learning and truly explore this lively tale.

What You Get:

  • Anchor Chart about Tall Tales
  • John Henry Poster
  • John Henry Poster with information
  • Black and White Booklet with John Henry's story
  • Color Booklet with John Henry's story
  • 1-page student version of the story
  • 2 John Henry writing templates
  • 2 John Henry coloring pages
  • What Did John Henry Look Like? drawing page
  • What Else Did John Henry Do? Writing Prompt
  • Venn Diagram to compare tall tales characters

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Total Pages
22 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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