Robin hood photocopiable c pearson education limited 2008 robin hood activity worksheets of 2 activity worksheets level 2 penguin readers teacher support programme chapters 1. The merry adventures of robin hood, written by howard pyle and published in 1958, was based on the early ballads. Robin hood and his merry men hatch a plan to rob the evil sheriff of. Robin hood is a famous outlaw in english folk tales who was a highly skilled archer and swordsman. Robin hood level 2 retold by liz austin series editors. Long ago, in england in sherwood forest live robin hood. The merry adventures of robin hood by howard pyle free ebook. William came to england, defeated the english in a great battle, and declared. As an archer, this final exhalation, almost a ritual, was the calm before the storm.
Each page is a set piece, with a lively retelling of an episode in the story illustrated by a large beautiful picture. The storyworksheet is an adventure of robin hood, the hero of sherwood forest. Robin hood lived in sherwood forest where he practiced archery and defended the poor f. This is the tale of robin hood and the golden arrow, a legend story for kids. The merry adventures of robin hood free kids books. The robin hood legend one thing to note about the early legends is that robin hood. Robin hood, widely considered as the king of thieves, but the quality of helping people selflessly made him great. Activity 5 use the following questions to begin a conversation with your partner. English legal records suggest that, as early as the th century, robehod, rabunhod and.
Maid marian is a character from the legends of robin hood. Hood was a hero to ordinary english people because he did not care about. Robin hood 1a the story of robin hood ipa productions. Robin hood lived in sherwood forest with his gang of merry men, most famously little john and friar tuck. The first edition of the novel was published in 1883, and was written by howard pyle. Robin hood englishclub learn or teach english today. According to one story, robin was really an anglosaxon nobleman, perhaps called robin of huntingdon, or robin fitzooth. It depicts robin hood as a common man turned outlaw. We will get to know many of the characters, both good and bad, learn about nottingham. Little red riding hood f a potentially dangerous young person who wears a hood to cover their head to avoid recognition. Academics, meanwhile, have combed the historical record for evidence of a real robin hood. Robin hood is a folk hero from the middle ages in england. This book takes 10yearold much middleton, a millers son, as a starti ng.
Free download or read online the adventures of robin hood. Try using dramati c, exciti ng words its likely much would exaggerate what happened in order to impress and entertain his father. The merry adventures of robin hood remains in print to this day, and his other books, frequently with medieval european settings, include a fourvolume set on king arthur that cemented his reputation. In addition, there are maps and photos of places mentioned in the legend, and charters. Free download or read online the merry adventures of robin hood pdf epub book.
This site contains all of the robin hood ballads that are generally regarded as forming the traditional english cycle. Like the roots of sherwood forest, the origins of the robin hood story extend deep into english history. The book is a reformatted version of the original text as published in 1883. Robin hood take my grey horse, and the best bridle and saddle. Robin hood and the golden arrow story legend stories for. Traditionally depicted as being dressed in lincoln green, he is often portrayed as robbing from the rich. This lesson explores the story of robin hood as told by howard pyle in the merry adventures of robin hood. You can add as many of your own details as you like. English story with subtitles elementaryrobin hoodlearn english through story duration. The daring and handsome nobleman robin hood is forced to live as an outlaw in sherwood forest, after the evil sheriff of nottingham kills his family and takes his land and money.
Follow robin hoods adventures in sherwood forest in this easytofollow drama version based on the popular legend of robin hood. A long time ago, in england, the legend of robin hood was born. He is a legendary person whom people have told stories about for many years. The legends have been around for hundreds of years, first as ballads. Robin hood, legendary outlaw hero of a series of english ballads, some of which date from at least as early as the 14th century. Robin hood the facts and the fiction legends, stories. While he was listening to the birds among the leaves, he saw a young man passing by. English, or saxons, as they were called in those days, he stole lands and houses, money and cattle from the. Welcome to esl printables, the website where english language teachers. About the story robin hood is one of the most famous. It is probably based on a real person who lived in england in the 12th century and around whom lots of imaginary stories have developed.
Robin hood and guy of gisborne robbins library digital. This is a fantastic retelling of the classic legend of robin hood. Pdf the merry adventures of robin hood book by howard. People have told stories about robin hood for more than 700 years. It is adapted and brought to you by stories to grow by.
Robin hood british tales learn english kids british council. Robin hood is a legendary heroic outlaw originally depicted in english folklore and subsequently featured in literature and film. Robin hood and his merry men macmillan young learners. The original classic tale of robin hood, a vigilante robbing the rich to give to the poor, and saving nottingham from its tyrannical rulers. Brief history of the legend of robin hood the story is set in the town of nottingham, england. A teachers guide to the signet classics edition of the merry adventures of robin hood by howard pyle 5 robin dupes the authorities authority in the novel usually appears in the guise of a religious figure. Imagine you are much, telling his father a story about forest life, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor.
The story of robin hood in simple intermediate english. Robin hood simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. But more than a hundred years before this king reigned, a french duke named. Robin hood was a rebel, and many of the most striking episodes in the tales. Nobody knows if he was a real person or an invented character. The story is about one and a quarter pages in length portrait orientation with a figure of robin hood on it.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Robin hood british tales people have told stories about robin hood for more than 700 years. How robin hood came to live in the green wood 1 ii. Robin hood was standing one day under a green tree by the roadside. King richard is coming to the aid of the sheriff of nottingham and intends to capture robin hood and the errant knight who has been helping robin. As a boy robin had been cheated by a few noblemen and since then he had decided hat he would not spare the rich.212 322 900 522 254 103 1196 465 1225 176 434 1231 1159 1352 816 1121 1060 1507 878 175 130 324 720 805 382 1410 961 580 349 914 1494 861 1109 1102 1285