Epic Narratives

A unit dedicated to Myths and Legends; exploring how epic narratives are formed and how we can use our creative writing skills to create epic narratives of our own.

What makes good descriptive writing?

Creative Writing Knowledge Organiser @awaken_english

Here is our list of Tier 2 vocabulary for this unit, we will apply these to our collaborative and individual pieces of creative writing:

Heritage History: Odysseus and the Story of the Cyclops

Academic Kids: Odysseus and his Epic Adventures

Mythic Beasts

Legendary Creatures

The Hero’s Journey Image credit: Danielle Cox actionagendas.com

Stretch & Challenge:

The History of ‘The Hero’ in Narrative Writing

A contemporary retelling of Homer’s The Odyssey as Podcast

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