Pacific Myths and Legends Year 3-4 Reading Activities

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Improve reading comprehension in your classroom with our Pacific Myths and Legends passages and questions. This pack includes EIGHT narrative passages aimed at the Year 3-4 level with a page of engaging follow-up questions. These activities are great for your reading program and would complement each of the Pacific Language Weeks. Samoan Language Week is Sunday 29 May – Saturday 4 June in 2022.
Myths are included from the following countries: Samoa, Cook Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Fiji, Niue, Tokelau and Papua New Guinea!
In this Pacific Myths and Legends pack you will receive:
1. Eight texts:
  • The Turtle and the Shark – Samoa
  • Ina and the Shark – Cook Islands
  • The Octopus Lure – Tonga
  • The Eel and the Flounder – Tuvalu
  • The Turtles of Namuana – Fiji
  • Mataginifale and the Whale – Niue
  • Hemoana and Fenu – Tokelau
  • The Turtle and the Island – Papua New Guinea
2. A page of follow-up activities including:
  • Finding Facts and Details
  • Questioning
  • Using Vocabulary
  • Sequencing
  • Summarising
  • Comparing and Contrasting
  • Visualising
  • Designing and creating
3. Two Graphic Organiser Examples
  • Venn Diagram
  • Flow Diagram
4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions
This resource features British English spelling e.g. colour, analyse

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