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Tall Tales


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1. Word cloud
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What is a Tall Tale?
2. Slide
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Tall Tales are stories that are exaggerated and often impossible, but fun to tell and listen to. They often have larger-than-life and funnycharacters. Common ones are based on real people with significance to American History. Famous tall tales include John Henry, Paul Bunyan, and Pecos Bill.
Tall Tales
3. Slide
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In the 1800s, some tall tales were considered 'true' stories, including stories about animals like Paul Bunyan's ox, Babe, that was said to be able to clear an acre of land in a single day. Some tall tales have been passed down through generations, and some even have their own songs or poems.
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4. Drawings
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Draw a picture of Paul Bunyan
5. Poll
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Which of the following is an example of a tall tale?
  • Paul Bunyan
  • Snow White
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • The Phantom of the Opera
6. Poll
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How much did Paul Bunyan eat?
  • 20 stacks of pancakes
  • 6 pancakes
  • 50 pancakes
  • 10 stacks of pancakes
7. Poll
60 seconds
What did Paul Bunyan use to clear the Great Lakes?
  • A giant spoon
  • A giant axe
  • A giant hammer
  • A giant shovel
8. Poll
60 seconds
What was Paul Bunyan's Job
  • Builder
  • Merchant
  • Farmer
  • Lumberjack

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