Folktales Printable Worksheets

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"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
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"The Boy Who Cried Wolf" Story Map
Give your second graders some practice building their reading comprehension skills with the timeless story of The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Students will read this classic fable and then answer questions about setting, characters, genre, and cause and effect.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
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The Boy Who Cried Wolf Prediction and Comprehension
This worksheet helps your child focus on prediction and comprehension in "The Boy Who Cried Wolf." Kids will read the classic fable and answer written prompts.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Ant and the Grasshopper
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The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Ant and the Grasshopper is a fable that teaches kids the value of hard work. Kids will focus on comprehension and predictions in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Folktales: The Princess Mouse
Folktales: The Princess Mouse
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Folktales: The Princess Mouse
Folktales are a great way to get your child into reading, and to help them consider moral values as well!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Christmas Spiders
Christmas Spiders
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Christmas Spiders
Would you decorate your Christmas tree with spider webs? Learn a wacky Christmas fun fact as you reflect on holiday traditions.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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How the Camel Got His Hump
How the Camel Got His Hump
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How the Camel Got His Hump
Make reading practice fun with this reading comprehension packet, based on Rudyard Kipling's "How the Camel Got His Hump".
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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 Fable & Folktale Story Map
Fable & Folktale Story Map
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Fable & Folktale Story Map
Use this handy story map to help students organize the events and lessons in the fables and folktales they read.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
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Author’s Purpose: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Your students will love reading this classic fable as they seek to determine the author’s purpose and differentiate fiction from nonfiction.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Tortoise and the Hare Fable
The Tortoise and the Hare Fable
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The Tortoise and the Hare Fable
Help your early reader get to know a classic Aesop's fable, The Tortoise and the Hare. He'll make a prediction about what will happen, and identify the moral.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Norse Myths: Sif's Golden Hair
Norse Myths: Sif's Golden Hair
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Norse Myths: Sif's Golden Hair
Read this famous Norse myth starring Sif and Loki and find out how mythology shapes our understanding of the world around us.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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John Henry Tall Tale
John Henry Tall Tale
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John Henry Tall Tale
Meet the legendary John Henry, a famous character from a classic tall tale! Learn the difference between fact and fiction with this fun reading sheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Raven Steals the Light
The Raven Steals the Light
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The Raven Steals the Light
This old Native American myth, The Raven Steals the Light, is the perfect story to spook -- but not scare -- kids this Halloween.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
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Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
Here's a Loki myth to satisfy fans of this sneaky god: Loki and the Builder, where he tries to outwit an equally sneaky human.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Punctuation: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Punctuation: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
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Punctuation: The Boy Who Cried Wolf
Read a classic Aesop's fable about the importance of honesty! Your child will get to practice punctuating this passage with periods.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Momotaro: A Japanese Folktale
Momotaro: A Japanese Folktale
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Momotaro: A Japanese Folktale
Introduce your child to Momotaro, a popular Japanese folktale! Your child will get to make her own story book by coloring the illustrations.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Norse Mythology: Thor in the Land of the Giants
Norse Mythology: Thor in the Land of the Giants
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Norse Mythology: Thor in the Land of the Giants
Here's a famous story from Norse mythology that involves him, Loki, and their adventures in the land of the giants.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Pecos Bill!
Pecos Bill!
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Pecos Bill!
Rootin' tootin' cowboys, gather 'round to hear the legendary story of Pecos Bill! Read this tale with your child, and see if he can tell fact from fiction.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paul Bunyan
Paul Bunyan
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Paul Bunyan
Can your child tell fact from fiction? Boost reading comprehension with this story sheet featuring a famous tall tale character: Paul Bunyan!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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What is a Tall Tale?
What is a Tall Tale?
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What is a Tall Tale?
Get to know some of the most famous larger-than-life characters from our traditional oral folklore with this tall tales worksheet!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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American Tall Tales
American Tall Tales
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American Tall Tales
Review the classic American tall tales with this character map! Use your knowledge of setting in a story to show where each of these tall tales originated.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Johnny Appleseed Story
Johnny Appleseed Story
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Johnny Appleseed Story
Is the tale of Johnny Appleseed fact or fiction? Perhaps it's a bit of both! Introduce your child to a famous figure from a classic tall tale.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Real or Fantasy: The Lion and the Mouse
Real or Fantasy: The Lion and the Mouse
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Real or Fantasy: The Lion and the Mouse
Use this resource with your students to give them practice reading a fable and categorizing sentences as either examples of realism or fantasy.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Japanese Folktale: Bunbuku Chagama
Japanese Folktale: Bunbuku Chagama
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Japanese Folktale: Bunbuku Chagama
Your child can make her own storybook with this series of Japanese folktale coloring pages!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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The Soldier and the Stranger
The Soldier and the Stranger
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The Soldier and the Stranger
A soldier meets a mysterious stranger in a graveyard. Could this be the dark figure that townsfolk have seen darting in and out of the shadows?
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Rapunzel Mini Book
Rapunzel Mini Book
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Rapunzel Mini Book
This Rapunzel story is missing some picturesâand in the wrong order! Test reading comprehension skills by arranging the events in the most logical order.
3rd grade
Fine arts
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Folktales Printable Worksheets

Reading stories, including the classics, is a great way to build reading comprehension. Give young readers a chance to practice reading fables and folktales with these engaging and educational worksheets. Not only will they be reading fables and folktales, but they will also be analyzing and crafting responses to these popular stories.