Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts with Higher Order Thinking Activities

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This Myths and Legends Around The World Reading Resource includes FIVE Grade Four and Five (Year Five and Six) Literature/Non-Fiction passages with six engaging text dependent higher order thinking tasks - perfect for reading comprehension!

Learn more about Theseus and the Minotaur, The Loch Ness Monster, The Legend of Robin Hood, The Trojan Horse and Māui and the Sun.

This resource would also be suitable for Grade 6 (Year Seven and Eight learners) as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged!

***When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.***

What this resource is all about

The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go Myth and Legend texts and engaging higher order thinking questions.

This resource is jam-packed with exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze, Evaluate, Create).

Say goodbye to short simple passages with three multi-choice questions, and say hello to the future: quality close reading passages, engaging topics (more to come too folks!), exciting higher order thinking activities, and most importantly, growth in your students' reading comprehension and writing abilities!

In this pack you will receive:

1. Five texts - all with an extended and scaffold version:
- Theseus and the Minotaur
- The Loch Ness Monster
- The Legend of Robin Hood
- The Trojan Horse
- Māui and the Sun

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities
- Remember
- Understand
- Apply
- Analyze/Analyse
- Evaluate
- Create

3. Five Graphic Organiser Examples
- Character Map
- Story Map
- Story Plot Mountain
- Flow Diagram
- Web Organizer/Organiser

4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions

5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.

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Copyright ©Top Teaching Tasks. By purchasing this resource you are agreeing that the contents are the property of Top Teaching Tasks and licensed to you only for classroom/personal use as a single user. We (Top Teaching Tasks) retain the copyright, and reserve all rights to this product.

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Total Pages
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Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts with Higher Order
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Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts with Higher Order
Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts with Higher Order
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