Our story begins with Whan and Gobi- a penniless merchant and his loveable yak. One day, Whan spots an object gleaming in the snow. He picks it up, and discovers that it is part of a mirror- not just any mirror- Kaira’smirror. Travel back in time as Whan explores the truth behind the Mongolian legends that have long been told...
In this reading and comprehension pack for Years 5 and 6, you will find:
A prologue to the story. (Watch the video version here)
The Merchant of Mongolia, parts one, two and three.
Each of the above texts come with comprehension questions and writing activities.
Watch the intro video with your class, and click here to view the full 4-week unit on the Merchant of Mongolia, which can be used for English lessons.