Lesson: A Story Of Tall Tales
An interactive series of five lessons about tall tales
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Here's how it works:
- Access our printable lessons.
- Do the lessons on your own schedule each week.
- Participate by commenting on each topic by sharing your student's writings with the group. Start discussions on the topics by responding to your classmate's posts!
- All levels of participation welcome.
This lesson series includes life-time access to a series of 5 lessons.
We have designed our lessons for a wide range of academic levels. When introducing a new concept in our lessons, we do our best to appeal to a wide audience - both those who may be reviewing the material, and those who are learning the concept for the first time.
- A Story Of Tall Tales: Part 1 - Exaggeration
- Topics covered: English, Creative Writing
- A Story Of Tall Tales: Part 2 - So Many Ways To Say The Same Thing
- Topics covered: Math (Expressing non-whole numbers through decimals, percentages, and fractions), History, Geography
- A Story Of Tall Tales: Part 3 - Crunching Numbers Isn’t Mean… Unless You Are Hungry
- Topics covered: Math (Calculating GPA, converting simple fractions to decimals, place value, means and medians)
- A Story Of Tall Tales: Part 4 - You’ll Never Believe This One
- Topics covered: English, Creative Writing, Math
- A Story Of Tall Tales: Part 5 - Choosing Your Own Adventure
- Topics covered: English, Creative Writing, Math, History
- Plus a bonus activity to continue building experiences beyond the lesson.
This series invites students to connect with each other, building community through conversation about our lesson topics. Share your creative writing, respond to what others have shared, and spark up a discussion in this unique community!
We will also include an audio version of each lesson for those students who have a higher fluency level. This enables them to hear the material quickly, freeing up time to participate more fully in the discussions.
Lessons By: Julie Sando @ Autistically Inclined
Julie Sando received her BA in Communication from CLU in 2000 and has 20-years of experience working with children and adults on the autism spectrum. She is the Director of Autistically Inclined and a Co-Creator of Natural Play Therapy. She also recieved a Certificate in Assistive Technology through CSUN. Over the past several years she has dedicated much of her attention to students who communicate through letter boards and other forms of alternative communication. Her focus is creating natural experiences to bring the whole family and community together.