Presentation on theme: " Myths and Legends is a Web 2.0 tool designed to allow teachers and students access to stories of myths and legends from Europe. You can choose one of."— Presentation transcript:
Myths and Legends is a Web 2.0 tool designed to allow teachers and students access to stories of myths and legends from Europe. You can choose one of the stories already up there, or you can even create your own!
You can listen to the story by clicking the play button, and watch the animated pictures that illustrate what is going on. Sit back and listen to the whole story by leaving the button set to auto is on. This means that on the screen, you will see the story text a paragraph at a time, and you will hear it read aloud. At the end of each section, the next piece of text will load up and the story will continue to be read out to you. You can also play the story at your own pace, by clicking the button so that it says auto is off, and then use the back and next buttons to move through the story. If you choose, you can simply read the story on screen by clicking on the story text button. It also allows you to print out a copy of the story to read later.
For each story you have chosen you will also find: A library of pictures that go with the story: click on the 'Gallery' button. Work that others have done after reading the stories: click on the 'Your work' button. Information about how the story may have arisen: click on the 'Origins' button. Ideas and lessons for teachers: click on the 'Teachers' button.
You can do other things to make this a more educational and fun experience for your students. Create your own stories Carry out research about these and other stories Write about the stories you have read on the site