We found 72 reviewed resources for paul bunyan
Paul Bunyan, an American Folk TaleLesson Planet
14 mins 3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewPaul 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.
Shared Reading of Paul Bunyan and the Big Blue OxLesson Planet
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...
Tall Tales: Larger Than Life StoriesLesson Planet
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...
The Notorious Hope Diamond: What Makes an American Legend?Lesson Planet
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...
"Knot" the Whole Truth: Writing a Modern-Day Story with a Tall Tale's VoiceLesson Planet
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...