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1 1 Paul Bunyan: Tall Man, Tall Tale Christina M. Wong

2 2 Tall Man Tall Tail?

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4 4 What do you know about tall tales? What are they? Do you know any? Why are they important?

5 5 What is a tall tale? Type of fiction story Based on real people, places, or events Contains: Main character = larger than life Extraordinary solutions to problems Humor Exaggeration

6 6 Why are tall tales important? Entertainment Imagine how the world was made Create fun origins of land forms and other things

7 7 Spotlight: Paul Bunyan Steven Kellogg. Paul Bunyan …the strongest, smartest, and tallest hero of the tallest of American tall tales…"

8 8 Getting Started… Read: Paul Bunyan by Steven Kellogg.

9 9 More Activities Tall Tale Checklist Why is this a tall tale? All About Paul Write about our new friend. Original Tall Tale Write our own tall tales. Build a Paul Create a clay Paul!

10 10 References Lamb, Annette. Tall Tales. 29 Oct Tall Tale. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 29 Oct Hanlan, Tina. Tall Tales and Jack Tales. 29 Oct Kellogg, Steven. Paul Bunyan (20 th Anniversary Edition). New York: HarperCollins, Thank you.


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