Tall tales are high interest reads! They are full of action, adventure, and incredible abilities! This tall tales literacy unit is aligned the Common Core Standards: RL.2.1, RL.2.2, RL.2.3, RL.2.7, RL.3.1, RL.3.2, and RL.3.3. While it may be appropriate for other grade levels, it is specially aligned to 2nd and 3rd grade reading standards.
This literacy unit includes:
-5 posters on the Traits of Tall Tales
-A student booklet on Tall Tales and popular American Tall Tale characters
-Venn diagram comparing Davy Crockett and Johnny Appleseed (includes optional cut and paste statements for differentiation)
-Venn diagram comparing Paul Bunyan and John Henry (includes optional cut and paste statements for differentiation)
-That’s Me on the Map setting/geography activity
-Tall Tale Elements flip book (can be used with any story)
-Tall Tale character bubble map (can be used with any character)
-Tall Tale Simile Activity
-I Can Write a Tall Tale Activity
-comprehension test with 12 multiple choice literal comprehension questions and answer key (Questions relate to the student booklet in this product)
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Jenn @ 2nd grade Snickerdoodles