Folktales come alive in this unit as students are taken on a tantalizing trip to the humorous world on tall tales. The lesson starts off with a teacher-centered approach focusing on the general characteristics of tall tales from different cultures and lands. Optional activities are included to build flexibility into the lesson. Comprehension questions surround the unit on American Tall Tales, while a selection of well-loved tall tales is included in conjunction with the unit to supplement the lesson plan. This Folktales lesson provides a teacher and student section with a variety of reading passages, creative writing activities, crossword, word search, colouring book and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.