The U.S.A. - Geography Enhanced Through Tall Tales
Second graders read several classic American tall tales such as Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry and Pecos Bill. They locate the settings of these tales on U.S. maps and then make maps of their own.
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Summarizing: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Students work in groups to complete a story map. In this literacy activity based on the story Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, students work cooperatively to complete a storymap. Students then share and create a summary putting their...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
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 - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Apples Around Us
Apple tasting launches an investigation of the story and travels of John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed. After listening to his story, class members craft a summary of the tale, chart his journeys on a map, and sample different...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Comprehension During Independent Reading
Ideal for a language arts class, literary unit, or independent reading assignment, a set of reading worksheets address a wide array of skills. From poetic elements to nonfiction text features, you can surely find a valuable resource in...
2nd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable