This is a collection of literature sites with online fables. There are fables by Aesop and other authors, lesson plans, and classroom activities that compare and contrast the elements of fables. Included are eThemes Resources on tall tales, fairy tales, and trickster tales.
What is a trickster tale, and how is it different from other types of fables? This unit contains several classroom activities in which students can read fables, study their elements, and compare them to one another.
This is a collection of literature sites with online tall tales from America. Includes tall tales and information about Paul Bunyan, Davy Crockett, John Henry, and Slue-Foot Sue. Learn what tall tales are and their common characteristics. There is also an eThemes Resource on fables, another form of folktales.
These sites are about trickster tales in world folk literature, including Native American tales, tales from Africa, and tales from the American South. Includes a lesson plan, video, and more. Also includes a link to the eThemes folktale resources on fables, tall tales, and fairy tales.