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My story, your story

Read the activity overview below and download links to the full texts on the right. Indonesia has been used as an example but this can adapted to your country of interest.

Title My story, your story
Summary / overview In this collaboration activity, partner school students will explore their own stories and work together to define folktale, legend and myth, retell popular stories and share with their partner class, identifying similar themes. The final output will be a co-authored story.
Theme(s) Storytelling
Objective(s) Through this collaboration activity, partner schools and students will:
  1. Hear/read/see stories from another country/culture and collaboratively write a story
  2. Develop an understanding that stories from other cultures have similar themes
  3. Understand the difference between folktale, legend and myth and create their own stories
Organisational details
Languages English / Bahasa Indonesia
Subject Area(s) English (Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening), Studies of Society and the Environment (History and Geography), Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Duration 6+ weeks


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