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Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our differentiated myths and legends from around the world close reading passages and questions. This pack includes five Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) traditional literature passages with six pages of engaging text-dependent questions and higher-order thinking tasks. These activities are great for END OF YEAR reading activities, 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 links closely to the CCSS, ACARA and the NZ Curriculum.
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:
2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities
Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
3. Five Graphic Organiser Examples
4. Two Myth Information Posters
5. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions
6. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.
7. Close Reading bookmarks
When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.
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