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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- 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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I was so impressed with this pack. The overall simplicity made for easy learning and understanding, and the visuals are brilliant. The power point presentation was enjoyed by all grade from 4 - 7 and the story collection had something for everyone. The different storyboards provided allowed me to use the pack over 4 grades. Thank you very much for a well thought out and well constructed theme.
Thank you, thank you, thank you,- this pack is simply wonderful. You have thought of absolutely everything. This pack is such a timesaver and covers all curriculum content- what more could you ask for?
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I teach English in a special needs secondary school. We do follow the national curriculum, but adapt it to the needs of our students. We do a 'Greek Myths' project with our year 7s, plus an 'Opening to a story' unit, so I have found parts of the Myths and Legends pack really useful for both topics. The way the stories are told in a cartoon strip with pictures is ideal for our students, and I will use the story dice to help students create a simple myth of their own. I will be able to use some of the other Myths and Legends materials for our cultural diversity topics. I like the simple format and lovely cartoons and pictures. Thank you.
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!