YOU ARE ABOUT TO CREATE YOUR OWN MYTH. YOU AND YOUR TEAMMATES WILL ALSO GIVE A PRESENTATION ON IT IN FRONT OF THE OTHER TEAMS.
You are going to read and listen to information related to Celtic mythology. Once you have analyzed the information, you can create your own myth.
It´s essential you speak in English when working with your teammates.
The different activities will have to be performed on a special "notebook" that each group will have to design. Your notebook must have a cover page with the name and logo of the group on it, and the following title:
ENGLISH PROJECT : MYTHS
Warm up activity. Go to the webpage http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/grammar/juegos.html There, click on "juegos" and on "curiosidades tradiciones". Check your knowledge about Halloween.
Then, go to the webpage https://www.tolearnenglish.com/ . There, click on useful tools and seasonal themes and check your vocabulary about Halloween
Finally, fill in the gaps with the words in the box and read about Halloween.Go to the staff room and ask for the corresponding worksheet. Once you have finished, enclos it in your notebook.
Boo costumes pillowcase trick-or-treat
Werewolf mask mummy ghost
Haunted make up vampire cobwebs
Spell witch jack o´lantern broom
Cauldron pirate candy bats
Pointy frog black cat candle
On Halloween, kids dress up in . Some kids wear a on their face and others paint face with . Many boys like to dress up as a because they can carry a sword.
Trick or Treat:
At night, kids go trick-or- treating, which means they go from house to house and say Then, the owner of the house will give the kids . The kids usually carry a to carry the treats they get. The house owners usually carve a pumpkin to make a When they have finished carving, they put a inside to light up the face.
There are many monsters on Halloween. A is a monster that likes to drink blood. A is a monster from Egypt covered in white bandages. A is a monster that comes out when the moon is full.
Many girls like to dress up as a . Witches have a hat and usually have a as a pet. Witches fly on . If you meet a witch, beware! She might cast a and turn you into a . Witches also cook magic potions in their .
A house is a house with a in it. Ghosts scare people by saying . Haunted houses often have in the corners and in the attic.
Listening and reading comprehension. Go to “Youtube” and find Why Do We Celebrate HALLOWEEN - English Story For Kids || Halloween Story For Kids - Halloween 2016. Listen and, if you have problems to understand, use the subtitles to help you.
Go to the webpage http://projectbritain.com/. Find information and answer the questions with full sentences:
1. What is the origin of Halloween?
2. Where does the word Halloween originate from?
3. When is it held?
4, Traditions. What do people do in Halloween?
If you have problems to find the information, follow these steps: folklore, October, Halloween.
Warm up activity. Answer the questions: Have you ever heard about King Arthur? Who was he? Where did he live? When did he reign?
Reading comprehension. Browse the web and find on “Youtube” “the legendary myth of King Arthur of England. Read it.
Listening. Listen to “Level 5-7 the sword in the stone” on you tube. You can use the subtitles.
Now answer the questions about King Arthur with full sentences:
1. Who was King Arthur? Was he real?
2. Did he have a family?
3. What was the sword in the stone?
4. What was the name of his city?
5. Did he marry? To whom?
6. Why do we know about him nowadays? Who was the writer who made Arthur famous?
If you had problems to answer the questions, browse the web and find http://www.earlybritishkingdoms.com/kids/index.html . There, you will find the information.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS – IRELAND
Warm-up activity. Go to website http://www.theemeraldisle.org/irish-myths-legends/ and give a short definition of both “myth” and “legend”. What are the main differences between these concepts?
Choose ONE of the myths or legends you are given and rewrite the story USING YOUR OWN WORDS.
Choose your favourite mythical character (unicorn, dragon, etc.) and say why it is your favourite and what other stories you have heard in which this character appeared.
INVENT YOUR OWN MYTH.
Create a hero, king, queen, goddess or god. Give information about his/her physical appearance, personality, family, place of birth.... Use adjectives and comparatives.
You will have to do a presentation of your myth to be watched by your class mates, in your English lesson once the projects have finished.
You can visit the web https://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-Myth , where you will find tips to create your myth.