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Online resources with full texts of fables, folktales, myths, and tall tales. Multimedia and lesson plans are included,
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Fable

The Lion and the Mouse

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Fables

Aesop's Fables - A selection of Aesop fables from the Library of Congress. Complete fables with animated illustration.

Aesop's Fables Interactive Whiteboard - Click on interactive link to read fables to students. Moral is covered until you click on moral to reveal it.

 

Audio Folktales

West African Folktales by William H. Barker.
Read by David BarnesLucy Burgoyne, Christabel, Tammi L. Coles, Lizzie Driver, Esther, Ezwa, hefyd, Julian Jamison, Eva-Marie Quinones, roolynninms, Shurtagal.

Click here to choose a specific folktales.

Audio Link to Folktales Around the World

  • The Book of Stories for the Storyteller
    This is a delightful collection of 43 fairy tales (both old and new), folk lore, myths and real life stories by a variety of authors, brought together by writer Fanny E Coe. They are mostly short and are fun to listen to by children and adults and most teach valuable lessons about life.
 

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Folk Tale

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World of Tales - Fables, Fairy Tales, and Folktales listed by continent taken from books in public domain.

Build a Folk Tale - Student created folk tales. Click on the folktale machine to search for tale by culture, style, and motif

Folktale in a Nutshell - Very brief summaries of many folktales, myths, and fables. TEACHER USE ONLY!

 

Two Japanese Folktales - Seventeen page document of two Japanese folk tale.

 

Folktale - Folktales retold by authors on Scholastic

 

Aaron's Reader's Theatre - Scripts for folktales, legends, etc.

 

Tall Tale

Tall Tale

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Tall Tale

Paul Bunyan - A brief overview of Paul Bunyan and his adventures

American Folklore - Contains folktales, myths, tall tales, legends, as well as other stories

 

John Henry - The Story and Music about the true man and the tall tale that grew out of the truth.

 

Davy Crockett - Lesson Plan 

Subject Guide

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Myth

Myth

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Myths

Encyclopedia Mythica - Award winning internet encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legend.

 

Myths from Around the World - Brief myths from Scholastic

 

 Myths and Legends - Animated myths and Legends

 

Winged Sandals - Animated Greek Myths and Facts about Ancient Greece

 

 

Videos of Shanta Storyteller

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