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The Legend of the Goddess Throne

Added: 27 May 2017 Contributor: Clare Quigley Resource type: Presentation

Powerpoint presentation about the passage tombs at Loughcrew, Co. Westmeath. Includes introductory information about passage tombs and the local legend of how the tombs at Loughcrew were formed by a witch.

How it maps to the curriculum

SESE History

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Myths & Legends

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • listen to, discuss, retell and record a wider range of more complex myths and legends from different cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds in Ireland and other countries
  • relate the myths and legends to the beliefs, values and traditions of the peoples from which they came

Suggestions for use: Use with the video 'The Goddess Throne' as a lesson on myths/legends. Could be used as a prompt to research other local myths/legends in your area.

Meta information

  • Asset type: Presentation
  • Language: English
  • Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
  • Cost: No
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