The mythology of the American frontier comes to life again in Read & Understand, Tall Tales, Grades 3-4 which is populated by bigger-than-life heroes whose incredible exploits hold a timeless appeal for young readers, making them ideal focal points for learning and discussion.
This volume features 22 two-to-three-page stories that vary in reading difficulty from beginning third through beginning fifth grade to meet a range of needs.
Practice activities for every story include:
- a comprehension page
- a vocabulary page
There are two pages for practice of skills such as, character analysis and figures of speech that include:
- sequence of events
- quotation marks
- parts of speech
These exercises challenge students to:
- recall details
- draw conclusions
- make inferences
- make comparisons
- consider word meanings
This resource contains teacher support pages, reproducible student pages, and an answer key.