Folktale Unit: Paul Bunyan and the Big Blue Ox
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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Fairy Tales and Tall Tales - Read-Aloud Anthology
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...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Shared Reading of Paul Bunyan and the Big Blue Ox
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...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Folktale Unit: Johnny Appleseed
Students participate in a shared reading of Steven Kellogg's, Johnny Appleseed and discuss the meaning of folktales and legends. They watch a video of the same story for comparison purposes. They journal about their favorite folktale and...
1st - 5th English Language Arts