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Unit A – Theseus and the Minotaur

This English scheme of work for Key Stage Two gets the children to explore the text features and characteristic structures of myths and legends, match words roots with the verb prefixes dis and mis and practise embedding relative clauses into sentences. The class can compose diaries and news reports to illustrate events.

Explore the text features and characteristic structures of myths and legends, match words roots with the verb prefixes dis and mis and practise embedding relative clauses into sentences

Lesson One : Prefix Definitions

Identify and record the meaning of different words with the prefixes dis and mis

Lesson Two : Myth Sentences

Practise adding relative clauses to modify nouns in sentences related to a Greek myth

Lesson Three : Sentence Facts

Change sentences from a Greek myth into facts and information for a non-fiction text

Lesson Four : Myth Diary

Compose a diary entry to record the sequence of narrative events in a myth from Ancient Greece

Lesson Five : Myth News

Compile a news report to describe some of the events that occurred in a Greek myth

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