Reaching Sherwood: The Legends of Robin Hood and His Merry Men (Digital Download)
Under the spreading branches of Sherwood Forest lives the most famous outlaw of all time: Robin Hood. Unjustly branded as a criminal, Robin takes up the cause of the poor against the villainous lords of England--the Sheriff of Nottingham, Prince John, and Sir Guy of Gisborne. Along the way, Robin forms a gang of loyal companions: Little John, Will Scarlet, Friar Tuck, and, of course, Maid Marian.<BR><BR>This textbook includes 6 script-stories that retell the legends of Robin Hood--blending swashbuckling adventure with English history. Also included is an interactive classroom strategy game, "Scouring Sherwood Forest."Each script-story is prefaced by a 2-page teacher guide complete with background information, story summary, pre- and post-story discussion questions, and terms that can be taught using the script.
The following 6 script-stories are included in this volume:
- "Robin the Outlaw"
- "The Merry Men"
- "The Queen of Sherwood"
- "The Bishop and the Friar"
- "The Black Knight"
- "The Last Arrow"
- "Scouring Sherwood Forest" (interactive classroom game)
More About the Series: The Reaching Olympus series utilizes Reader’s Theater script-stories to teach mythology to middle-school and high-school readers. The author’s creative dialogue helps bring the characters of mythology to life. By placing readers in the various roles of mythology, they are allowed to experience the myths firsthand—creating a unique and powerful learning experience. Interactive games are included with each book in the series—adding to the number of ways that mythology can be experienced.