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Extraordinay tales


Curipod generated lesson: "Extraordinay tales". #8-10

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In one word, describe an extraordinary tale.
2. Slide
60 seconds
Folktale: a traditional story passed down orally from one generation to another, often about the adventures of a hero or heroine. Fairytale: a story, usually for children, about elves, hobgoblins, dragons, fairies, and other magical creatures. Myth: a widely held but false belief or idea; an exaggerated or idealized conception of a person or thing.
3. Slide
60 seconds
The Brothers Grimm were the first to record extraordinary tales in their 1812 book Children's and Household Tales. The oldest known collection of extraordinary tales is the Indian Panchatantra, written in Sanskrit around 500 BC. The original versions of extraordinary tales were often much darker and contained more violent content than the versions we know today.
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4. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What are some of the key themes explored in the tales of 'extraordinary' characters?
5. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What techniques did the author use to make the extraordinary tales in the story believable?
6. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw something that you think represente AN extraordinay tale
7. Poll
60 seconds
Who wrote the short story 'The Masque of the Red Death'?
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • H.P. Lovecraft
  • Stephen King
8. Poll
60 seconds
What is the name of the protagonist in 'The Tell-Tale Heart'?
  • The narrator
  • John
  • William
9. Poll
60 seconds
'Hop-Frog' is a short story written by which author?
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • H.G. Wells
10. Poll
60 seconds
'A Sound of Thunder', a science fiction short story, was written by which author?
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Arthur C. Clarke
  • Isaac Asimov
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is the name of the ship in Edgar Allan Poe's 'MS Found in a Bottle'?
  • Jupiter
  • Nemo
  • Nautilus

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