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Student Folktale Resources

  • American Folklore
    Click on the red tabs to take you to all types of folklore. This has it all!
  • American Tall Tales
    When the United States was just starting out as a country, people used to tell tall tales after a hard day's work. They would tell these stories in the evening for relaxation and entertainment.
  • Figures and Legends in American Folklore
    Learn more about these famous American Tales.
  • American Folktales & Stories
    A folktale (also spelled folk tale) is a story or legend forming part of an oral tradition. Folktales are generally passed down from one generation to another and often take on the characteristics of the time and place in which they are told.
  • So you want to be a writer...
    Follow these guidelines to help you write your own folktales. When you're done with the workshop, you'll be able to publish your writing online. You've got to see this one!

Teacher Resources for Teaching Folktales

Helpful links to Folklore


Tour of Folktales on the Web

Tour Itinerary

Writing With Writers:
Folktale Writing with Alma Flor Ada

Aesop's Fables

Story Park

Native American Lore Index Page

Folktales from Aaron Shepard's Home Page 


Search our Library Catalog for Folktales

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Folk Tales on Google

  1. Search for "Folktales for Elementary Students"
  2. Click on the 'cogwheel' on the rightside and select Advanced
  3. Scroll down and use the 'Basic Reading Level'
  4. Enjoy!


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