A Dreadful Dragon

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Each book in the Tall Tales for Small People series teaches kids how to deal with a childhood problem. A dreadful dragon shows kids why it is important not to undervalue the "little guy." Small people can make a big difference in the world.

Here are some activities to go along with the book.

My Pinterest board with some awesome dragon activities.

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Other stories that illustrate how little people can make a big difference: The Little Engine that Could, Tom Thumb, and David and Goliath. 

Teaching Resources for A Dreadful Dragon

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Identifying the Theme – is a great focal point for A Dreadful Dragon. You can use “Tall Tales” from around the world to help students identify common themes. https://ethemes.missouri.edu/themes/1572?locale=en

Here are 10 creative ways to teach “Tall Tales” or Fairy Tales that demonstrate the details may change, but the THEME stays the same. https://www.weareteachers.com/fairy-tales-gone-wild-10-creative-ways-to-teach-fairy-tales-2/

Here is a great fairy tale unit http://www.thecurriculumcorner.com/thecurriculumcorner123/2012/11/fairy-tale-unit/