What a great way to expose your students to legends from other cultures! These three legends are from different parts of Latin America and are from the Mayans, Incas, and
Aztecs! They are written in kid friendly language and include written response comprehension questions tied to Common Core Standards. Also included are nonfiction information about the culture of each of these ancient civilizations, so that students better understand the customs behind the dress and behavior of the characters. Maps of areas in which the stories take place are also included!
The Legend of the Shepherd and the Daughter of the Sun (Inca Legend)
The Legend of Xunaan and the Young Warrior (Mayan Legend)
The Legend of Cempasuchil, the Day of the Dead Flower (Aztec Legend)
Great for use in literature circles or guided reading activities!