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Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)

Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)
Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)
Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)
Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)
Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)
Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)
Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)
Myths and Legends - Close Reading Texts/Higher Order Thinking Activities (US/NZ)
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Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our differentiated close reading passages and questions. This pack includes five Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) literature myth passages with six pages of engaging text dependent questions and higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks.

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!

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).

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

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Making Connections
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Identify the main idea
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Vocabulary
- Sequence
- Summarise
- Synthesize
- Compare and Contrast
- Visualising
- Make Predictions

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.

6. Close Reading bookmarks

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

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