The Other Tall Tales
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Students explore the genre of 'Tall Tales' by reading some familiar texts, reviewing some lesser known examples and by writing and presenting their own tales.
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Distinguishing Between Three Types of Folktales:Fairy Tales, Legends, and Tall Tales
Challenge your class with this lesson comparing literary genres! They compare folktales, fairy tales, legends, and tall tales using this activity which comes with a series of templates and worksheets.
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Learners explore elements of American folktales and tall tales. For this literature lesson, students read examples of American folktales and tall tales and prepare a monologue or news report to present to the class based on their readings.
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