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Educational Resources - History and Legend

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Episode Guide

Things To Do

1. Watch History and Legend.

2. Complete Episode Quiz individually or as a group. (Note: The quiz has additional information and related video.)

3. Student Glossary (PDF)

- Print Crossword Puzzle, (answers), and distribute to class.

- Guided Notes (answers)

4. Discussion Cards (PDF)

5. Class Activity - Tall Tale (PDF)

6. Creative Writing Activity - Use one of Kens Bell's unusual art pieces to create your own legend (contains some facts - larger than life) or myth (not based on facts) to pass along. 

Episode Script

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