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Anansi Stories and Lesson Plans

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The Anansi StoriesThe Anansi Stories are very popular folk-tales. Anansi is an African spider-like folk-tale character. He is considered to be the spirit of all knowledge within his stories and is a very important character in the folk tales of West Africa and the Caribbean Islands. Anansi is a trickster, he tricks people to benefit himself.

Anansi Stories – This site has ...

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The Big Myth Creation Stories

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The Big Myth Creation Stories website is great for exploring myths. It has an interactive map which teachers can use to choose an area of the world in which to study the myths. Each of these big myth creation stories is narrated and animated making them easily accessible for all ages.

In the teacher’s section of the site, there are many downloadable pdf documents. These are: transcripts of the animated stories, information about ...

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Ancient Greek and Roman Myths

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8269416347_b919d7eb35_mThe Ancient Greek Myths are always favourite stories in primary school and there are many renderings of them on the web, the ones listed here are written for children. Several have audio files added for download too.

Ancient Greek Myths – This KS2 literacy sites offers useful teacher information on planning how to use Greek myths in a topic.

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Make St George’s Day special in your school!

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St. George’s Day is on April 23rd and is England’s national day. 

Most English folk are fairly relaxed about St. George’s day but there is a growing campaign to make this special day a much bigger event.

Children’s groups like Brownies, Beavers, Cubs are planning events and church parades all over the country to celebrate. There is even ...

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