The Origins of storytelling

In this lesson, we will think about the reasons why we love to tell stories, and where stories come from.

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Quiz:

The Oral Tradition: The Origins of Storytelling

Use these questions to text your knowledge of Lesson 1: The Oral Tradition. Good luck!

Q1.Which of these is NOT a reason we tell stories?

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Q2.What is the 'oral tradition'?

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Q3.What is a DISADVANTAGE of using the 'oral tradition' to record stories?

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Q4.What are two methods of making long stories easier to remember in the 'oral tradition'?

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Q5.Do we know whom the original author of the ancient Greek poem, 'The Odyssey', was?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Oral Tradition: The Origins of Storytelling

Use these questions to text your knowledge of Lesson 1: The Oral Tradition. Good luck!

Q1.Which of these is NOT a reason we tell stories?

1/5

Q2.What is the 'oral tradition'?

2/5

Q3.What is a DISADVANTAGE of using the 'oral tradition' to record stories?

3/5

Q4.What are two methods of making long stories easier to remember in the 'oral tradition'?

4/5

Q5.Do we know whom the original author of the ancient Greek poem, 'The Odyssey', was?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Origins of storytelling

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