Pecos Bill is a fictional character brought to life in some folktales about Texas and the Old West. He is another American folk hero just like Paul Bunyan. The people who told stories about Pecos Bill really liked to exaggerate, too. They made up some very exciting stories!
Click below to watch some movies about him:
For Homework, pick your favorite part of the movie and retell it in a paragraph or two. Remember to use vibrant verbs!!!
Why do you think people made up stories like these? Why were these stories called “tall tales”? Write your ideas in the Comment section for this post.
June 28th is Paul Bunyan Day!
Paul Bunyan is an American folktale hero. There are many stories about this legendary lumberjack and his blue ox, Babe. The stories about Paul are filled with exaggerations about how big and strong he was and what he did.
Watch the Walt Disney movie about Paul Bunyan by clicking the link below:
For your homework:
Write about the part you liked best. Use some vibrant verbs to retell your favorite part of the movie.
Check out the word of the week (June 4-10) to read about the definition of this word.
Next, write a paragraph about your aspirations for this summer.
Set some goals for yourself and write them down.
There is nothing like reading a good book to pass the time!
Mousy, his best friend Bear, and I love to curl up in our favorite overstuffed chair with lots of pillows and read exciting adventure stories. I read aloud to them every day.
I hope that you’ll read every day this summer, too!
Here is a link https://imaginationsoup.net/category/childrens-books/ to a great website with a list of books for children. Click on any title and read a sample or see where to buy the book.
Tell me what you’re reading and where you like to read.
Post your comments here. I look forward to hearing from you!
We are celebrating an important holiday this weekend. Do you know what it is?
Click on Word of the Week in the menu tab to find out more about it.
There is also a suggestion for a writing assignment.
I LOVE AIRPLANES! And I love drawing them!
These are some pictures of military planes that I’ve drawn.
I’ve included some important facts about them, too.
What a good list of items and photos! You were the first one to find a real pill bug! Congratulations!!!!!
This week’s homework assignment is about everybody’s favorite bug . . . the pill bug!
Click below to read an interesting article on this little bug and then answer the questions:
***See if you can find any pill bugs hiding around in your yard.
Take a picture of them if you do!
Two dogs came to a pizza place to order a cheese pizza.
The chef said, “What kind of cheese do you want?”
And the dogs answered, “Mutts-Arella!!!”