The legends normally are studied, in discipline of Language Portuguese in the initial series, of the net publish of education, with the objective to make with that the pupil, explore its knowledge and its imagination, the reading of old texts, literary stories and chronicles and books, these data are important in the formation of the students, and are explored stop with that the pupils obtain to approach to the things that had happened before its birth, the readings bring beyond the enrichment of vocabularies, make the pupil to feel emotion, to know places and people, that is, to live a life that is not of they, without leaving of side the reality. to help to divulge the culture and to sharpen our fancy, oldest had created legends that perpetuate in our imaginary one until the present legends of Mato Grosso, normally is on the saint images, as: Image Mr. of the Good Jesus, Ours Lady of the Release, the legend of Ours Lady, Ours Gentleman of the Carmo de Canga, Legend in the Bath of a Saint and others. However these will not be studied in this article, we will go to approach the education of Weed literature placing with approach the popular tradition its characteristics, as these legends had appeared and which is its importance for culture of the students weeds-grossenses. It follows some popular legend definitions. Head of Pacu. The legend of head of Pacu says that (e) that to arrive and to eat of the head of Pacu never daqui here will leave if in case that (a) is single will marry a cuiabana (o), will have been married will be condemned to live here for the remaining portion of its life, this with certainty is a legend that can be proven by the thousands of inhabitants who live here and had adopted Mato Grosso to be its land of heart, if is information is truth or lie does not have scientific evidence, but still yes pra is a history good to be heard.