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Myths and Legends




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Myths and Legends Features
 
 
a) Use your knowledge to fill in the spaces. 
 
 

Explain Universe World

Bang Explain Scientific Supernatural Myths  universe 

 
  1. Myths are stories which try to things which are beyond knowledge. Things that happen in the world, which may be , can be explained by ..
  2. Creation Myths are stories which try to the beginning of the or . Science would say that the Big created the universe but we do not know what was before that so creation myths tell us.
  3. The tale of King Arthur is a
 
 
 Find the words related to the target topic.

 

      
b) Choose the correct answer. 
 
1. What is the passing of songs, stories, and poems to new generations by word of mouth?
 
 Oral tradition
 Legend
 Genre
 Folk songs
 
2.   What was based on truth in real people or events of the past, then exaggerated, then passed down by word of mouth?
 Folk tale 
 Myth 
 Legend
 Tall tale
 
3. You are reading the story that tells how the Inuit people, who live in far northern regions of the earth, came to have daylight. A character named Crow brought light to them from the South. Crow brought the light in the form of a ball of string so they could live without darkness for half of the year. What type of story are your reading?
 
 Legend
 Myth 
 Folk tale 
 Tall tale