Literature Unit - American Tall Tales and Legends (/Online)
by Kim A. Howe, M.S.
Discover how Paul Bunyan created the Grand Canyon. Wrestle a rattlesnake with Pecos Bill. Enjoy folk tales and legends from the different geographical regions of the United States. Revisit familiar characters and meet many new ones as well. Learn how to identify the different types of stories, understand figures of speech, and practice writing with correct capitalization. Create your own folk tale that reflects the region in which you live.
This online unit can be used independently, but it is also designed to be used concurrently with the literature unit, Poetry.