We found 174 reviewed resources for writing tall tales
Fairy Tales and Tall Tales - Read-Aloud Anthology
2nd CCSS: Designed
Enrich a unit on fairy tales and tall tales with a set of read-aloud lessons. Second graders hone writing, vocabulary, comprehension, and literary analysis skills as they read classic stories. Complete with extension projects, discussion...
"Knot" the Whole Truth: Writing a Modern-Day Story with a Tall Tale's Voice
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...
Born on a Mountaintop? Davy Crockett, Tall Tales, and History
3rd - 5th
Students name tall tale characters and locations, which are based on actual people and places, and describe how they are used in an exaggerated way. Students name created characters and events from tall tales. Students write a tall tale.