These two activity sheets can be used with any tall tale! The first sheet asks questions about the main character, problem and solution, and exaggerations used in any tall tale. The second activity sheet allows students to practice creating exaggerations, such as those used in tall tales.
Freebie! Students complete the charts using any tall tale. The charts focus on the following characteristics of tall tales: The main character is larger than life and has super-human abilities. The main character is helped by a powerful object or animal. The characters use everyday language and are common people. The author uses exaggeration. The author uses humor. The story has a lot of action. The main character solves a problem, overcomes an obstacle, or defeats a “bad guy”.