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Myths and Legends KS2 – Greek Myths Writing Toolkit

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This Greek myths KS2 resource pack contains fact sheets covering key aspects of Greek mythology, enabling KS2 children to add authenticity when creating their own stories, as well as understand more about the genre.

The fact sheets cover Greek gods for KS2, monsters and other characters, settings and magical items.

Features of a myth for KS2

A myth has symbolic meaning and isn’t based on truth. They are often used to explain difficult ideas and concepts, like how the universe started. Myths often feature a long journey or quest, where the hero encounters creatures with supernatural powers.

National Curriculum English programme of study links

Increasing pupils’ familiarity with a wide range of books, including fairy stories, myths and legends.

  • Fact sheet: The major Greek gods
  • Fact sheet: Mythical creatures
  • Fact sheet: Settings in Greek mythology
  • Fact sheet: Magical artefacts
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