Tall Tales

4th Grade, Research and Inquiry Activities

1. Connect to this link: http://www.hasd.org/Faculty/DHietpas/Index.htm

2. Read the features of a tall tale as well as How did Tall Tales get started?

3. Scroll down and select Write your own Tall Tale. Follow the directions to highlight the story pattern, copy it to a word processor, and print the form.

4. Fill in the blanks to write your own tall tale. Remember to exaggerate!

5. Share your tall tale with a friend.
For additional information about tall tales go to the following link: http://www.americanfolklore.net/.