Year 10 - English - Creating meaning through Symbols - Myths and Legends short story


There are 25 slides in this lesson, to see a full lesson see lesson 1 Year 10 English as an example of format.

By the end of this lesson, students will complete activities to help them to start writing their  Myth or Legend story.

The outline of the lesson is as follows:

  • Students firstly re-cap the requirements of writing a myth or legend
  • Two visual clips are shown for students to identify symbols in the film - answers are then given
  • Students brainstorm any ideas they could use in their story using symbols
  • Students create a good and evil chart and then decide ways they could apply this to their story idea
  • Powerpoint slide to remind students of the narrative language concepts used in a story ie character, plot