Introduction to legends

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Introduction to legends

  1. 1. Legends<br />Welcome to the “All About LEGENDS” slidecast, prepared and presented by G. Walsh and E. Power.<br />Please listen to and read the information presented on these slides, then try the quiz at the end.<br />
  2. 2. Legends<br />Let’s learn about them together ……<br />
  3. 3. Legends<br />A legend is a <br />semi-true <br />story, which<br />has been <br />passed <br />On orally <br />From person<br />-to-Person.<br />1<br />
  4. 4. Legends<br />A legend has <br />important <br />meaning for <br />the culture <br />in which it <br />originates. <br />2<br />
  5. 5. Legends<br />A legend usually <br />includes some <br />element of truth, <br />or is based on <br />historic facts, <br />but with <br />unbelievable <br />characteristics. <br />3<br />
  6. 6. Legends<br />Legends usually <br />involve heroic <br />characters or <br />fantastic locations. <br />They may also <br />Include spiritual <br />beliefs of the culture <br />in which they <br />are created.<br />4<br />
  7. 7. Legends<br />7, 8<br />10<br />5, 6<br />
  8. 8. Legends<br />Now that you understand the basics of a legend, you should proceed to the quiz at the end of this slidecast to test your knowledge of legends.<br />When you are finished, return to our Legends website to read, listen to, and watch some classic legends.<br />10<br />
  9. 9. References for Legends<br />1 - http://www.berattarverkstan.se/engindex.htm<br />2 - http://www.moonchyldecreations.com/Native-American-Legends.html<br />3 - http://www.scholastic.co.in/index.php/usborne-illustrated-guide-to-greek-norse-legends.html<br />4 - http://www.spiritualsaffron.co.uk/?page_id=541<br />5 - http://www.bookrags.com/The_Legend_of_Sleepy_Hollow<br />6 - http://blog.eduify.com/index.php/2009/10/25/5-classic-scary-stories/<br />7 - http://www.story-lovers.com/listsnativeamericanstories.html<br />8 - http://www.solarnavigator.net/trojan_horse.htm<br />9 - http://izhevsk.ru/forummessage/9/294799.html<br />10 - http://www.moonchyldecreations.com/Native-American-Legends.html<br />Thanks to http://myths.e2bn.org/teachers/info311-what-are-myths-legends-and-folktales.html<br />for information about legends.<br />
  10. 10. Legends<br />Let’s review what we have learned ….<br />1. How is a legend passed on? <br />
  11. 11. Legends<br />Let’s review what we have learned ….<br />1. How is a legend passed on? <br />2. For whom does the legend have important meaning? <br />A legend is passed on orally from person-to-person.<br />
  12. 12. Legends<br />Let’s review what we have learned ….<br />1. How is a legend passed on? <br />2. For whom does the legend have important meaning? <br />3. On what is a legend usually based? <br />A legend is passed on from person-to-person.<br />A legend has important meaning for the culture in which it originates. <br />
  13. 13. Legends<br />Let’s review what we have learned ….<br />1. How is a legend passed on?<br />2. For whom does the legend have important meaning? <br />3. On what is a legend usually based? <br />4. What cultural beliefs may be included in a legend? <br />A legend is passed on from person-to-person.<br />A legend has important meaning for the culture in which it originates. <br />A legend is usually based on historic facts.<br />
  14. 14. Legends<br />Let’s review what we have learned ….<br />1. How is a legend passed on? <br />2. For whom does the legend have important meaning? <br />3. On what is a legend usually based?<br />4. What cultural beliefs may be included in a legend? <br />A legend is passed on from person-to-person.<br />A legend has important meaning for the culture in which it originates. <br />A legend is usually based on historic facts.<br />The spiritual beliefs of a culture may be included in a legend. <br />
  15. 15. Legends<br />Congratulations!<br />You may now proceed to the Legends webpage.<br />

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