Learning Outcome: To understand the difference between a legend and a true story To develop knowledge and understanding of the story of Romulus and Remus as a legend that tells of the founding of Rome.
Skills Developed: Chronology and historical terms; Knowledge and Understanding; Communication.
Remind pupils to read instructions carefully and to ask for help if they do not understand.
When ready, click on ‘Begin Lesson’.
(Duration: 2 minutes)
Pupils to read the story of Romulus and Remus.
This could be done as a class activity with selected readers reading sections.
(Duration: 6 minutes)
Pupils then take a quiz to check understanding of the story.
(Duration: 10 minutes)
Pupils produce their own cartoon version of the story. Text can be word-processed into the caption boxes using the template provided. Pictures can be added online or offline or as a homework task.
(Duration: 20 minutes)
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