American Legends & Folktales: Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following American folktale characters are best known for their skills in the woods?

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1. Which of the following words best describes Paul Bunyan?

2. What was Johnny Appleseed's real name?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There have been some great American myths throughout time. You can see what you know about them thanks to the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see what you know about:

  • A description of Paul Bunyan
  • An American folktale character that is known for his skills in the woods
  • What John Henry raced against
  • Johnny Appleseed's real name

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about facts regarding legends and folktales
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on American myths
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about different American folktales and their characters

Additional Learning

Take some more time to learn by using the lesson called American Legends & Folktales: Lesson for Kids. This lesson lets you:

  • See how legends spread
  • Determine what makes an American folktale
  • Review the truths behind Johnny Appleseed