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The Book Fairy-Goddess: Folktales, Fairytales, and Fables, Oh my! This post includes many anchor charts, plus an outline for a six week unit on folktales. Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Strategies, Genre Lessons, Teaching Ideas, Library Ideas, Teaching Genre

The Book Fairy-Goddess

Board Title: Library Gems Top Pin: Story Element Outlines for Folktales, Fables, Myths, Legends and Tall Tales

CC Cycle 1 -week 5 fine arts -perspective drawing -do this idea with David & Goliath -look, love, create: Jack and the Beanstalk art activity (perspective) Arte Elemental, 2nd Grade Art, Second Grade, Creation Art, Jack And The Beanstalk, Drawing Activities, Perspective Art, Ecole Art, Middle School Art

Jack and the Beanstalk

An easy peasy way to draw an exceptionally tall giant! Age: Upper primary Resources: paper, pencil, eraser, watercolour paint, ruler What you do: STEPS 1- 4 I have drawn in pen so you can see! You do it all in light pencil because you are going to need to rub some lines out before you paint. 1) Using a pencil on A4 white paper draw a point in the middle of the top and one at the middle of the bottom. Join these lines using a ruler. Then draw a line from the top middle to each bottom edge. 2)…

Tales Use this technique for teaching order of a process in a circle, integrating math by fractions of a circle.Use this technique for teaching order of a process in a circle, integrating math by fractions of a circle. Reading Genres, Reading Lessons, Library Lessons, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Genre Lessons, Library Skills

Tall Tales

Our librarian at school mentioned tall tales to our first graders in the early spring. The students were not very familiar with these stories. In the first grade we do read about Johnny Appleseed i…

Welcome to First Grade Reading Street Teacher Resources-TONS of links to sites and almost 20 books in a PowerPoint format Reading Resources, Teaching Reading, Teacher Resources, Ancient Civilizations Lessons, Traditional Literature, Spelling And Handwriting, 6th Grade Social Studies, Reading Street, Tall Tales

Genres of Children's Literature - Traditional (Folk & Fairy Tales, Myths, Legends, Fables, Proberbs) Lesson Plans

Folk & Fairy Tales, Myths, Legends, Fables…great for meeting the Common Core for folk tales from different cultures!

Legends and Tall Tales Introductory Unit Small Group Reading, Guided Reading Groups, Reading Club, Reading Strategies, Teaching Reading, Tall Tales Activities, Writing Activities, Traditional Literature, Traditional Tales

Legends and Tall Tales Introductory Unit from Elementary Nerd on TeachersNotebook.com (25 pages)

Legends and Tall Tales Introductory Unit from Elementary Nerd on TeachersNotebook.com (25 pages)

Elementary Shenanigans: How tall are your Tall Tales? Tall Tales Activities, Literacy Activities, Reading Activities, Traditional Literature, Traditional Tales, Elementary Shenanigans, Genre Study, Common Core Reading, Literature Circles

Tall Tales Story Mapping & Literature Circles

This is going to be short and sweet tonight, because I am trying to get my hubby ready for a three day field trip to Charleston {no fair}! :) However, I did want to quickly share what we have been working on this week from my newest unit during our reading mini lessons. TALL TALES! We are having a ball learning about some famous American Tall Tale Heroes. Since testing is just around the corner, I needed to tie in some practice with narrative elements as well. So, we have been working on…

 How to write tall tales! This is a simple story pattern that can be used to help students write their own tall tale. 5th Grade Writing, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas, Writing Checklist, Writing Ideas, Creative Writing

Tall Tales Story Pattern w/ Graphic Organizer Digital Distance Learning

Tall Tales Story Pattern. How to write tall tales! A simple story pattern that can be used to help students write their own tall tale. They can fill in the blanks to create a story sketch, which they can then elaborate and expand on to create their own personal tall tale. Includes a handout on "What...

Can your child tell fact from fiction? Boost reading comprehension with this story sheet featuring a famous tall tale character: Paul Bunyan! Paul Bunyan, Red Words, Tall Tales, Reading Resources, Worksheets For Kids, Reading Comprehension, Small Groups, Your Child, Free Printables

Free 2nd Grade Reading Worksheets

Identify main idea, build story maps, compare characters, & more! Get 200+ FREE worksheets to help your 2nd grader with essential reading comprehension skills.

Birth of Paul Bunyan Maine Tall Tales retold by S. Schlosser Now I hear tell that Paul Bunyan was born in Bangor, Maine. Children's Book Illustration, Book Illustrations, Paul Bunyan, Tall Tales, Retelling, Baby Sleep, Folklore, A Team, Childrens Books

American Tall Tales: Paul Bunyan

Paul Bunyan is a larger-than-life folk hero who embodies frontier vitality. He is a symbol of might, the willingness to work ha...

Fables, fairy tales, folktales, legends, myths and tall tales literacy-ideas Traditional Literature, Reading Genres, Fairy Tales Unit, 4th Grade Reading, Online Stories, Tall Tales, Library Lessons, Reading Workshop, Classroom Fun

Once Upon a Time: Lessons for Teaching About Fables, Fairy Tales, Folktales, Legends, Myths, Tall Tales

Fables, fairy tales, folktales, legends, myths, and tall tales --six literary genres that engage student interest--can be used in the classroom to inspire creative thinking and writing. This week, Education World offers five lessons to introduce students to the literary genres--and to their own imagination!

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Casey Jones

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Library Lil by Suzanne Williams - A formidable librarian makes readers not only out of the once resistant residents of her small town, but out of a tough-talking, television-watching motorcycle gang as well. Library Lessons, Library Books, Library Week, Kid Books, Library Ideas, Teaching Reading, Teaching Tools, Guided Reading, Learning

LIBRARY LIL | Kirkus Reviews

Move over, Paul Bunyan—here comes Library Lil, who can toss a motorbike over her head like an apple core, balance a set of encyclopedias on the palm of one hand, speed-read every book in the children's room, tell a whale of a story, and convert an entire town to reading. Williams (Made in China, 1997, etc.) teams up with Kellogg for an exuberant, tongue-in-cheek adventure that will certainly strike a chord with book lovers. Lil, who always wanted to be a librarian, works in Chesterville…