I love studying Paul Bunyan with my students. Each year, I use it as a way to teach them about hyperbole and how it works in literature. In fact, I use all of the tall tales as a method to teach my students about figurative language. I created this free Paul Bunyan, Hyperbole lesson and Pop Up Book to engage my students. After students have learned about Paul Bunyan and hyperbole, they create their own pop up books of Paul Bunyan. The pop up books are my ... Read More about Just How Big Was Paul Bunyan?
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It is so much fun to teach students about Paul Bunyan and all of the Tall Tale heroes. I enjoy using Tall Tales as a way to teach my students about figurative language. I especially love teaching hyperbole while learning about Paul Bunyan. This inspired me to create this free Paul Bunyan and Hyperbole lesson to introduce my students to Paul Bunyan, and the concept of hyperbole. I even added a fun section for students to create their own pop up books of Paul Bunyan. ... Read More about Paul Bunyan and Pop Up Books
Whenever I introduce Tall Tales to my students they are hooked! Whether it's Johnny Appleseed, Pecos Bill or John Henry, my students love hearing about their many adventures. My favorite tall tale hero of all though, is Paul Bunyan. I don't know if it's his size that mesmerized me as a child, or whether he was the first Tall Tale hero I learned about. Either way, my love for Tall Tales inspired me to create this free Paul Bunyan and Hyperbole lesson to introduce my ... Read More about Hyperbole And Paul Bunyan
I love studying tall tales with my students. They are always so mesmerized by them. Throughout the course of the year, we read many of them together. My favorite tall tale has to be Paul Bunyan. Just the idea of a lumberjack able to clear forests with his ax is pretty amazing. I love using tall tales to introduce forms of figurative language to my students. I created this free Paul Bunyan and Hyperbole lesson to introduce my students to Paul Bunyan, and ... Read More about Head Back To School With Paul Bunyan
Paul Bunyan is an American legend. There are many versions Paul Bunyan stories, which makes sense considering how long this legend has been around. Children love learning about Paul Bunyan as well as other American Tall Tale legends. This free Paul Bunyan lesson, helps my students explore his story while learning about hyperbole. I also added the fun pop up component so my students could show off their knowledge through this fun activity. I hope your students enjoy learning ... Read More about Pop Up Fun With Paul Bunyan