ERIC Number: ED239201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Tall Tales of North America.
Fresno City Unified School District, CA.
Designed for use in junior high school language arts classes, this learning activity packet introduces students to North American folklore. Selected readings cover Indian tales, real folk heroes (Davy Crockett and John Henry), imaginary folk heroes (Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill), Black folk stories (Brer Rabbit), and tales of Washington Irving. Each reading is accompanied by several exercises which integrate content analysis with skill development in the following areas: recognizing and using parts of speech, building vocabulary, using the dictionary, recognizing synonyms, capitalizing, using markers or determiners, sequencing thoughts, and using encyclopedias. (LP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Fresno City Unified School District, CA.