Tall tales

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Tall tales

  1. 1. FeboldFeboldson By : Darcy, Tyanna , and Austen
  2. 2. Background informationFeboldFeboldson was invented by a Nebraska lumber dealer named Wayne Carroll. Febold thought he would die of loneliness because all his neighbors on the great plains were moving to California to look for gold.
  3. 3. Challenges He wanted people to stay in the Great Plains instead of moving to California. He was against nature because it wouldn’t rain.
  4. 4. Trait # 1-recourceful He told people how to get their fence posts in the ground He told the pioneers how to fight prarie weather like dust storms and tornadoes
  5. 5. Trait # 2-clever He thought of evaporating the lake He knew to get frogs to make noise to get rain
  6. 6. Trait # 3-Determined He didn’t give up when the pioneers wanted to leave because there was no rain He kept going when the pioneers wanted to leave because they couldn’t see
  7. 7. Exaggerations He hypnotized a frog He evaporated a lake with a bonfire He cut fog into strips with scissors A strip of fog scared away the clouds
  8. 8. Settings Lived on the great plains Only one lake for miles Very hard ground

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