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Tuesday 3rd November 2020 

LO: To know the structure of a myth.

Follow the link below to start to understand what a myth is. 

Once you've watched the video, read the text of King Midas

Create a text map of the myth of King Midas. Remember, a text map is a picture version of the text. If you can't remember what a text map looks like, google 'Text Map Examples' or email your class teacher. 

Wednesday 4th November 2020 

LO: To know the structure of a myth.

Watch the video below to see a slightly different version of the King Midas myth. 

Once you've watched the video, return to the text map of King Midas

Reread the myth and add some of the important words and phrases to your text map. Can you create actions to help you remember the myth? 

Thursday 5th November 2020 

LO: To know the features included in a myth.

Look through the picture below to remind yourself of some of the different text features we find in narratives. 

Reread the myth of King Midas. Can you be a detective and feature spot some of the features of myths in the text? Underline where you spot the different features in the text. 

Features: 

  • Adjectives
  • Powerful verbs
  • Fronted adverbials
  • Simile
  • Happened a long time ago
  • Includes something magical/supernatural
  • Shows how people learn from mistakes
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