Order No Rainbows

Life as an expat, Photography, Crafts, Vegan Food, Music, Art, Animals…..

Teaching English to kids – myths and legends

on November 30, 2014

The kids had fun drawing scenes from some of the stories we read about myths from around the world:

First up – Theseus and the Minotaur. They enjoyed the story but thought that King Ageus was a bit premature jumping into the sea when he saw that Theseus’ ship had a black sail rather than the white one that would have meant that he was returning victorious. “He should have waited to find out for sure, silly man” seemed to be the general opinion. I’m not too sure why Theseus has a bicycle in one picture…
IMG_4393

IMG_4394

IMG_4395

IMG_4396

The following week we read about Odysseus and his Extraordinary Journey. They liked the variety of monsters in this one.
IMG_4402

IMG_4404

IMG_4405

After the Greek dramas we moved on to some Native American myths. The story of How the Rainbow was Made was a popular choice
IMG_4457

IMG_4458

IMG_4459

And then there was the Golden Man of Legendary Wealth – the legend of El Dorado
IMG_4532

IMG_4533

IMG_4534

After this story the kids rebelled, demanding something more grown up, because “fairy tales are for babies”. Well ok then. I had to go and raid my library to find something more sophisticated to keep them entertained. But they still like doing drawing in every class, so there will be more artwork in posts to come. They’re a demanding bunch, but great fun to teach.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Evelina

by Evelina Di Lauro

Alex's Planet in pictures

Tips, Trips + Tricks

The Shameful Sheep

shit storms, shame, and stories that make you cringe

Adventures Abroad

tales from a life abroad

A life in transit

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

Peveril Blog

Manchester, Vegan.

Wish to Dish

Celebrating food and all the joy that comes from creating and eating it.

Salt of Portugal

all that is glorious about Portugal

vegan_twiceasnice

A day in the life of two Van City Vegan sisters #HAPPY #VEGAN #TWINS

The Vegan Treasure Hunter

Follow Me On the Hunt for the Best Vegan Food and Products Around!

Italian Home Kitchen Blog

Italian Home Kitchen Blog

unbolt me

the literary asylum

Little Fears

Flash fiction tales of humor, horror and whimsy

The Black Veil Ones

My Diary Travel, Photography, My Sight About Somethings

Love Travelling

Travel diaries providing inspiration for fellow travellers

%d bloggers like this: