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19 resources with the concept paul bunyan

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Fairy Tales and Tall Tales - Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers 2nd Standards
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...
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Fanciful Tales in Literature Banner Set

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Adorn your classroom walls with these informative, eye-catching posters defining tall tales, folktales, fairy tales, myths, legends, and fables.
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Paul Bunyan, an American Folk Tale

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Paul 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.
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Using Folklore to Improve Close Reading Skills: "Here's How I Heard It"

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
"X" is for exaggeration, "F" is for fact. To encourage close reading and to improve literary analysis skills, class members annotate fables and tall tales with symbols that identify key features of this genre.
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Teaching Folklore

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
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,...
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Mrs. Watson Tall Tales

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Tall tales are so much fun! Introduce your class to Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, and Davy Crockett, among others! Learn about their lives before reading some of the tall tales as a class. Then, write some tales of your own!
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Paul Bunyan: Opening the Door for American Storytelling

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Guide the next generation of storytellers with these American oral tradition stories.
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Vocabulary through Text

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Explore word meanings. Sixth graders identify examples of words with affixes while listening to the story Paul Bunyan by Steven Kellogg. They participate in the game "Pass the Parts" and practice separating given words into their root...
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Paul Bunyan Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this Paul Bunyan instructional activity, students put words that represent Paul Bunyan in alphabetical order. Students put 10 words in alphabetical order.
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Paul Bunyan Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Paul Bunyan vocabulary skills worksheet, students match the 10 words and names listed to the appropriate sentences that describe each of them.
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Tall Tales: Larger Than Life Stories

For Teachers 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...
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A Tall Tale

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Seven quick slides give your class the "facts" on Paul Bunyan. This tall tale was made up to entertain lumberjacks and many interesting points are detailed here. As you study various folk tales, show this presentation to portray one of...
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Heroes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students read the story of Paul Bunyan and identify the characteristics and actions that make him a hero. In this heroes lesson plan, students explain their answer and draw pictures.
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Paul Bunyan Challenge

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Paul Bunyan instructional activity, students complete a set of 10 multiple choice questions about Paul Bunyan. Informational material about Paul Bunyan is not present in the instructional activity. 
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Tall Tale Introduction

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils explore folk tales by completing a graphic organizer with classmates. In this tall tale lesson, students read the famous story Paul Bunyan and identify the many characteristics of a fictional tall tale story. Pupils complete a...
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Larger Than Life

For Students 4th - 5th
In this character traits worksheet, students think of a male or female superhero and fill out a graphic organizer web with special characteristics of the superhero. This is related to a story "Ol' Paul the Mighty Logger", but may be...
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The Deeds Of Paul Bunyan

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the role of real and mythical heroes in shaping the culture of communities, the state, and the nation. They read, Paul Bunyan Tall Tale Trail. They use Microsoft Word to document the heroic contributions of Paul...
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Bunyan, Appleseed, and More

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders listen to a variety of tall tales and compose their own tall tale. In this tall tale lesson, 9th graders complete  KWL chart about tall tales. Students discuss the elements of tall tales and then read example tales....
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The Bunyans

For Teachers K - 3rd
Pupils use post-it notes to label monuments on a U.S. map. In this mythology and maps lesson, students learn about the legend of Paul Bunyan. They then locate the natural wonders from the story on a U.S. map.