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

  • 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

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