Tall Tales and their Extraordinary Characters
Lesson created by Angie Mitchell using
Video from Disney Educational Productions YouTube Channel
Tall tales are stories with characters that are larger-than-life accomplishing amazing feats that most people can't do. These tales usually have exaggerations that make the story funny and unbelievable. This is the second lesson in the my Tall Tale unit. We have already read "Sally Ann Whirlwind Ann Crockett" by Steven Kellogg. The students will be creating their own character after this lesson.
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Compare Sally Ann Whirlwind Ann and Paul Bunyan. They are both tall tale characters, how are they similar and different? Both characters were made up which character seemed more like a real person. Why?