Maui the Mighty: A Polynesian Myth (Script-Story)
Maui may be little, but he is mighty. Experience the epic adventures of Maui, the Polynesian demigod as he changes the world forever in amazing ways! Maui wins fire for human beings, beats his brothers in an epic fishing contest, snares the sun itself, and even attempts to defeat death. His adventures take him into many different locales: the bottom of the ocean, the mountains of fire, and the underworld. Along the way, Maui learns the true value of helping others.
This 14-page document features a 12-page Reader's Theater script-story with reading parts for 12 students and a 2-page teacher guide complete with:
- Story summary
- Background information
- Name pronunciation guide
- Essential questions
- Connections to the film Moana (2016)
- Discussion questions
- Teachable terms
- Recall questions
This folktale teaches:
- Helping others
- The dangers of boasting
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