The Legend of John Henry
Tall Tale (fiction) 725 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 530L.John Henry is one of the most famous American tall tales. Readers will be introduced to John Henry, who grew up as a slave and went on to be known as the fastest and strongest steel driver on the railroad. The story can serve as an engaging introduction to the classic “man vs. machine” conflict.
Printable and Projectable Book at Raz-Plus.com
Use of Raz-Plus.com materials requires the purchase of a subscription to Raz-Plus.com.