Cut out the shapes. There are three pages. The first page is a suggested cover page. Make copies of as many lined and/or unlined pages as you like in order to make a book. Use the lined pages for writing and the unlined pages for drawing/pasting pictures. Staple all
the pages together for a great shapebook in the shape of its subject.
Read a John Henry tall tale and answer the multiple choice questions, then read a true story about John Henry with short answer comprehension questions. Sort fact from fiction in a review worksheet. Think and write about the values reflected in these tall tales. Finally: Write your own John Henry tall tale. A great unit!