What is a Tall Tale? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples


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Which of the following statements is correct?

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1. Which of the following would be considered an example of a Tall Tale?

2. Which of the following words would be best used to describe the type of stories tall tales are?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set will help you verify your understanding of tall tales. You will be tested on the definition and examples of tall tales.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you'll be tested on:

  • The attributes of characters in tall tales
  • Examples of tall tales
  • Popular tall tales

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about tall tales
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding well-known tall tales
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answers questions about storytelling

Additional Learning

To learn additional facts about tall tales, take a look at the lesson, What is a Tall Tale? - Definition, Characteristics & Examples. These objectives are highlighted in the lesson:

  • Learn the defining characteristics of tall tales
  • Understand the history of tall tales
  • Become reacquainted with some of the most popular examples of tall tales