Yoruba Legends: Southern Nigeria

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Explore legends and storytelling with your learners. After listening to some legends, pupils work collaboratively and then individually to come up with original legends about animals.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Create a class book of origin legends about African or local animal life
  • Write in or provide additional sentence frames for the story template to support emerging writers
Classroom Considerations

  • While the student work takes inspiration from Yoruba legends that are listed at the end of the resource, you could adapt this to fit with other legends of your choice
Pros

  • Comes with a very basic legend template that pupils can fill out
  • Provides questions to ask your class members to help them come up with details for their stories
Cons

  • None