Myths and Legends Volume Two Reading Passages and Questions

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Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our differentiated Myths and Legends Volume Two passages and questions. This pack includes four myths and legends 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 Isis and Osiris, King Midas and the Golden Touch, Kaang and the Creation Story, and The Dragon of Wawel Hill.

In the Myths and Legends Volume Two resource you will receive:

1. Four texts – all with an extended and scaffold version:

  • Isis and Osiris (Egyptian)
  • King Midas and the Golden Touch (Greek)
  • Kaang and the Creation Story (African)
  • The Dragon of Wawel Hill (Polish)

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities

  • Remember
  • Understand
  • Apply
  • Analyze/Analyse
  • Evaluate
  • Create

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:

  • Find Facts and Details
  • Make Inferences
  • Identify the main idea
  • Ask and Answer Questions
  • Vocabulary
  • Sequence
  • Summarize/Summarise
  • Synthesise
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Visualising/Visualizing
  • Make Predictions

3. Four Graphic Organiser Examples

  • Character Map
  • Story Map
  • Story Plot Mountain
  • Flow Diagram

4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions

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

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).

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