The book is divided into 3 sections by origin of the stories; each section begins with an introduction to provide the teacher with background information
Includes 9 Greek and Roman Myths, including Jason and the Golden Fleece, Pandora, The Adventures of Persueus and 6 more
Includes 3 Norse Myths, including Thor and the Giants, Thor's Hammer and Balder the Good
7 Myths and Legends from Around the World, including African, Chinese, Mayan, Inuit, Native American, Middle Eastern and Hawaiian
Practice activities for every story include: a comprehension page, a vocabulary page and 2 pages of practice for skills (such as structural analysis, character analysis, figures of speech, understanding plot development, setting and mood)
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Myths and Legends contains 19 two- and three-page stories that vary in reading difficulty from fourth to ending sixth grades to meet the wide range of needs found in classrooms.