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Myth story template
KS1 & 2 Myth story planning template. A resource for pupils to use to plan their own mythological writing. Includes a bullet point reminder of the rules for writing myths and spaces for pupils to develop character description, setting and plan the structure of their story.
Great to use following a myths writing lesson or drama. Can also be used with topics : Myths and Legends, Ancient Greece, Greece, Heroes and Heroines/Superheroes.**

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Theseus and the MInotaur BUNDLE of 5 resources

Theseus and the Minotaur Bundle Set of English topic related resources 1. Theseus and the Minotaur Diary example with 24 KS2 comprehension questions. Set in pre 40AD, Theseus writes about his observations as he travels on his quest to slay the Minotaur. The diary is written in the first person and is separated into two main sections (Part 1: The quest to slay the Minotaur/ Part 2 : The return to Athens). Each part is broken into smaller, readable sections based upon location as Theseus travels through the myth. This recount demonstrates features of a diary and acts as a continuous recount of the event including Theseus’s personal feelings and points of view. Can be used as a stimulus for Myths and Legends, creative writing and to identify the features and structure of diary writing or as a Recount Checklist activity. Also attached are two sets of 12 comprehension questions relating to each of the two parts of the text. Comprehension Learning Objectives: I can respond to a range of texts. I can locate ideas and use information. I can refer to the text when explaining a view or reason. I can deduce and infer ideas from the text. I can select sentences or phrases to support my answers. 2. Guided reading based on Theseus and the Minotaur with learning objective, suggested questions (7) and a simple chronological story activity. Learning Objective: I can retell the myth Theseus and the Minotaur. I can summarise the story. I wrote this shorter version of the myth for a Year four reading group but it could be used with HA Y3, LA Y5 and Y6. Fits well with cross curricular topic work on Ancient Greeks, Greece, Myths and Legends, Mythological beasts and narrative writing. 3. Theseus and the Minotaur set of 4 English descriptive worksheets for LA/MA KS2. Learning Objective: I can use key words to describe mythological characters. Worksheet 1: Adjective selection from a prepared set of vocabulary to best describe questions about Theseus, the Minotaur and the labyrinth. Worksheet2: Noun, verb, adjective brainstorm to describe Ariadne, Athena, King Minos, Theseus, the Minotaur. Worksheet 3: Creating own mythological beast and adding verbs and adjectives. Worksheet 4: Simple label the characters cut and stick activity. Can be used following introduction of the myth to develop vocabulary and language in writing. 4. Story board activity. Simple summary of the story of Theseus and the Minotaur reduced into six boxes with blank spaces for pupils to fill in the missing word in the sentences. Suitable for SEN/LA KS2. This bundle can be used for cross curricular topics English -Myths and Legends/ writing a diary or recount, comprehension. History – The Greeks/ Greek Gods and Goddesses, Mythical Beasts, Geography – Greece. 5. Myth planning template with structure and ideas for pupils to use to plan their own myth.



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