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Misplaced Myths and Lost Legends

Misplaced Myths and Lost Legends
Model texts and teaching activities for primary writing

September 2022 | 176 pages | Corwin UK
Bring myths and legends alive in your classroom.

*20 myths and legends from across the UK are presented here as model texts for teaching writing in Key Stages 1 and 2;
*Teaching ideas and activities are included in all chapters alongside writing tasks for your class, based on parts of the stories;
*The activities support children to bring their own voices alive through their writing;
*They are encouraged to imagine characters, create settings, develop storylines and weave themes and challenges into their narratives.

A 'how to' guide for teaching children in primary schools to write their own myths and legends.


The Fish of Wisdom
The Sockburn Worm
Monday, Tuesday
The Witch Cats
Jack and the Beanstalk
The Rich Man’s Wife
The Unicorn
The Coat of Weeds
The Leprechaun
The Sword in the Stone
The Cow That Ate the Piper
Jack the Giant Killer
The Wizard of Tricks
White Dragon and Red Dragon
Jack and the Fish
The Changeling
The Fairy Queen
The King’s Secret
Jack O Lantern
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

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