When I first found out about the wonderful project that Growing Book by Book was putting together called Booking Across the USA, I knew that it was right up my alley. I love exploring our states through storybooks since the engaging nature of a storybook and project can draw a child’s interest right in and mold it for the lesson.
To further enhance this magical tall tale I have created this free printable mini unit for children in grades 1st – 4th . In this mini unit your child will be asked reading comprehension questioning from the book, do a mapping activity, write their own tall tale in essay writing format, complete a hands on science activity where your child can create their very own hot air balloon, and create their very own Jackalope craft like this:
Click this link to download a free copy of my mini unit to use alongside the storybook:
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