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The Myths and Legends Pack

Teach your children about myths and legends with this comprehensive teaching pack. It includes a full topic guide, example texts to explore, story starters, activity resources and eye-catching display materials to enhance your learning environment!

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In this Teaching Pack...

  • One 12 Page Guide to Myths and Legends - A PDF / Powerpoint guide that you can use to teach your children about myths and legends. Includes information about the features, characters, settings, themes, language, story structure and more!
  • Twenty-Four Example Texts - A huge collection of examples of myths and legends from a variety of cultures. Can your children find the features of myths and legends?
  • Twenty-Four Sets of Comprehension Questions - Comprehension questions (with answers) linked to the example texts in this pack.
  • One Romulus and Remus Listening Challenge - Can your children listen to this myth about Romulus and Remus and answer the related questions? Read the text to your class or play our ready-made MP3 version!
  • Thirty-Eight Heroes, Villains and Monsters Posters - Teach your children about characters from famous myths and legends with these printable posters.
  • Forty-Eight Myths and Legends Story Titles - A set of 48 story titles that your children can use as the starting point for their own myths and legends. Available as printable cards or a list.
  • Twenty Story Starters - Inspiring images that your students can use as the starting point for their own myths and legends.
  • Eight Myths and Legends Planning Templates - A set of helpful planning templates that your children can use before writing their own myths and legends.
  • Four Myths and Legends Writing Checklists - Differentiated checklists that your children can refer to when they are writing their own myths and legends.
  • Five Myths and Legends Comic Strips - Five comic strips that retell myths and legends from around the world. Use them with your children as a shared reading resource.
  • Five Myths and Legends Comic Strips (with blank images) - The images have been removed from these comic strips. Can your children read the myths and legends and then add pictures to accompany the text?
  • Five Myths and Legends Comic Strips (with blank text) - The text is missing from these comic strips. Can your children add captions to accompany the images?
  • Six Comic Strip Templates - Blank templates that children can use to create their own myth / legend comic strips.
  • Three Display Banners - Eye-catching banners to decorate the English display boards in your classroom!

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Myths and Legends

I have a confession to make. I wasn't actually expecting to use the Myths and Legends pack much. I expected that it would mainly be useful for when we, you know, teach Myths and Legends - and in our school, that's a Year3 topic, and I'm now a Year 4 teacher.But when I downloaded the pack and looked through it - well, I have to take my hat off to you. There are SUCH a lot of wonderful things in there, such a lot of great stories, and such beautiful cartoons and illustrations. It's way beyond what I expected. Well done! I shall certainly be using this pack a lot more than I thought I would.This week we're doing Book Week, with a theme of "Storytelling from around the world". So I think the first thing I shall do is print off these stories, put the children into groups, and have them read them to each other!Many thanks!

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