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Paul Bunyan, an American Folk Tale

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Paul Bunyan was a big guy—but not as big as his story has grown to be! Young readers listen and read along to the enjoyable story of Paul Bunyan, his big blue ox Babe, and the amazing imprint they left along the American landscape.
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Paul Bunyan Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this Paul Bunyan learning exercise, students put words that represent Paul Bunyan in alphabetical order. Students put 10 words in alphabetical order.
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Paul Bunyan Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Paul Bunyan vocabulary skills worksheet, students match the 10 words and names listed to the appropriate sentences that describe each of them.
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Paul Bunyan: Opening the Door for American Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Guide the next generation of storytellers with these American oral tradition stories.
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Paul Bunyan Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Paul Bunyan worksheet, students complete a set of 10 multiple choice questions about Paul Bunyan. Informational material about Paul Bunyan is not present in the worksheet. 
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Mrs. Watson Tall Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Tall tales are so much fun! Introduce your class to Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, and Davy Crockett, among others! Learn about their lives before reading some of the tall tales as a class. Then, write some tales of your own!
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Vocabulary through Text

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Explore word meanings. Sixth graders identify examples of words with affixes while listening to the story Paul Bunyan by Steven Kellogg. They participate in the game "Pass the Parts" and practice separating given words into their root...
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The Deeds Of Paul Bunyan

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the role of real and mythical heroes in shaping the culture of communities, the state, and the nation. They read, Paul Bunyan Tall Tale Trail. They use Microsoft Word to document the heroic contributions of Paul...
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A Tall Tale

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Seven quick slides give your class the "facts" on Paul Bunyan. This tall tale was made up to entertain lumberjacks and many interesting points are detailed here. As you study various folk tales, show this presentation to portray one of...
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Paul Bunyan and Map Scales

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read Tall Tale of Paul Bunyan and use the maps in the story to relate to maps in their hands and shown how to use map scales. In this maps lesson plan, 3rd graders measure the miles traveled from one place to another using...
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Paul Bunyan - A Folktale Full of Math

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders solve math problems from a folktale story.  In this solving math problems from a folktale story instructional activity, 6th graders read the Paul Bunyan folktale.  Students determine today's cost of the meals that Paul...
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Heroes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read the story of Paul Bunyan and identify the characteristics and actions that make him a hero. In this heroes lesson plan, students explain their answer and draw pictures.
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Here's How I Heard It: Using Folklore To Improve Close Reading Skills

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
New Review"X" is for exaggeration, and "F" is for fact. To encourage close reading and to improve literary analysis skills, class members annotate fables and tall tales, like Paul Bunyan, with symbols that identify key features of this genre.
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Shared Reading of Paul Bunyan and the Big Blue Ox

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read the book, "Paul Bunyan and the Big Blue Ox." They predict the content of the book by previewing the cover. Students discuss characteristics of tall tales. They discuss the events of the book. Students write journal...
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Folktale Unit: Paul Bunyan and the Big Blue Ox

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Young scholars participate in a shared reading of Steven Kellogg's, Paul Bunyan while learning the associated vocabulary. They write a journal entry expressing which of the folktales they have read is their favorite and why.
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Tall Tale Introduction

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore folk tales by completing a graphic organizer with classmates. In this tall tale lesson, students read the famous story Paul Bunyan and identify the many characteristics of a fictional tall tale story. Students complete a...
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Tall Tales: Larger Than Life Stories

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Review the elements of tall tales with your class. Take a look at their genesis and purpose. Different types of figurative language found in tall tales are included such as hyperbole, simile, and metaphor. Before reading an American tall...
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Bunyan, Appleseed, and More

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders listen to a variety of tall tales and compose their own tall tale. In this tall tale lesson, 9th graders complete  KWL chart about tall tales. Students discuss the elements of tall tales and then read example tales....
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"Knot" the Whole Truth: Writing a Modern-Day Story with a Tall Tale's Voice

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Beyond Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, tall tales can be a great way to teach young writers about word choice and voice in their writing. Using Jerry Spinelli's Maniac Magee  and the Six-Trait Writing process, they begin to write their own...
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The Notorious Hope Diamond: What Makes an American Legend?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view and discuss a video on the legend of the Hope Diamond then compare and contrast other tales such as Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill and Johnny Appleseed. They analyze basic characteristics of these legends then use descriptive...
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What's the Real Story?

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate tall tales. In this literature lesson, 2nd graders complete a story element worksheet based upon the tall tale of Paul Bunyan. Students create a PowerPoint presentation about a tall tale.
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Tall Tales

For Teachers 4th Standards
Young readers compare and contrast digital and print versions of tall tale text. The resource includes a character analysis in which pupils compare and contrast traits, and make inferences about what the characters do and say. They...
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Teaching Folklore

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Wonderful worksheets and activities complementing six sequential lessons are what you'll find in this unit on folklore. Pupils create folktales using literary devices and included story starters, compare and contrast different folklores,...
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Humorous Solutions

For Teachers K Standards
Discover with your class the humorous solution that follows tall tales. Elementary learners will discuss the tall tale Paul Bunyan and give ordinary solutions for the problems in the story. They will read Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind...

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