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68 resources with the concept gods

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Ancient Rome: Constantine - Part 2/6

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Choosing to go into battle with the Christian symbol painted on their shields is extremely surprising to Constantine's army. Does it help them conquer Mexentius and his army at the Tigris River? Does it change the viewpoint that so many...
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Religious Influences

For Teachers 6th Standards
While the Roman empire often conjures up images of soldiers and emperors, its culture was more complex. Using primary sources, including ancient historians and pictures of artifacts, pupils consider the religious influences on Roman...
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Creative God or Goddess

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who causes sinkholes? Or acid rain? High schoolers try their hand at myth-making as individuals create a god or goddess responsible for the modern-day phenomenon. They introduce their deity in an essay that reveals the name, parentage,...
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The Taino Myth of the Cursed Creator

For Students 6th - 12th
A Taino myth recounts the origins of the oceans. It's the tale of Deminan, the first caracaracols who was both cursed and blessed to be the link between the gods and people.
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The Myth of Loki and the Master Builder

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Loki, the tricky trickster from Norse mythology, offers to build the gods of Asgard a massive wall to protect them against attacking giants and trolls. Loki's price was the hand of the goddess Freya in marriage and the sun and moon in...
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African Pantheons and the Orishas: Crash Course World Mythology #11

For Students 7th - 12th
Ogiyan is the African god of crushed cassava—how specific! Using the 11th video from the Crash Course World Mythology series, scholars learn about African pantheons. They explore some of the orishas from the myths of the Yoruba religion...
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The Dying God: Crash Course World Mythology #19

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Many myths focus on gods sacrificing themselves for humans; why is that? Scholars explore the topic using the 19th installment of the Crash Course World Mythology series. They discover the dying god archetype in ancient mythology and...
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Instructional Video11:46
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Archetypes and Male Divinities: Crash Course World Mythology #15

For Students 7th - 12th
Balor, the Celtic war god of the Fomorians, had an eyelid so heavy that servants had to lift it open. The 15th video from the Crash Course World Mythology series includes many other eye-opening facts. Viewers investigate the archetypal...
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The Norse Pantheon: Crash Course World Mythology #10

For Students 7th - 12th
Frost giants, golden boars, and rainbow bridges ... what's not to love? Learners dive in to the world of Norse mythology as they explore the 10th installment of the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series. Viewers investigate the...
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Indian Pantheons: Crash Course World Mythology #8

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What kind of stories include such characters as dancing dwarves and buffalo demons? Memorable myths! With the eighth installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology video series, viewers examine the pantheon of deities in ancient...
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Pantheons of the Ancient Mediterranean: Crash Course World Mythology #7

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The eighth video of 41 in the Crash Course World Mythology series helps shed some light on why the sun was so incredibly important to ancient Egyptians. Viewers learn all about pantheons, or families of gods, and myths from the ancient...
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Jason and Medea Part Three: Princess Medea

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Meet Medea, daughter of Aeetes in the third audio reading of this Greek myth. The listener meets the Argonauts from Medea’s perspective, and discovers her infatuation with Jason who has come to retrieve the Golden Fleece from her father....
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Jason and Medea Part Two: The Voyage to Colchis

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The second part of Jason and the Argonauts’ journey to Colchis features a boxing match with King Amycus and the defeat of Amycus's army. But what happens when the Argonauts encounter Phineas the seer?...
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Jason and Medea Part One: The Voyage Begins

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Join Jason on his voyage across the sea to Colchis as he rounds up a group of laborers to bring back the Golden Fleece. An audio resource provides a written story and audio accompaniment to engage pupils in Jason's exciting adventures.
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Troy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
An engaging narrator tells the tale of the Greeks and Trojans in a 19-minute audiobook that details the happenings of the Trojan War in a child-friendly manner.
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Helen of Troy

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Helen of Troy is one of the most prevalent figures in poetry, mythology, and literature. Discover how the Trojan War began with her journey to Troy with an engaging audiobook accompanied by a written background and transcript. 
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The Lightning Thief: Concept/Vocabulary Analysis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Before you begin reading Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, read over this comprehensive handout that gives you a plethora of information regarding the story's summary, organizational structure, central...
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Note Card Assignment for Greek Myth

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Your young learners will keep track of fifteen Greek gods and goddesses, such as Aphrodite, Poseidon, and Zeus, by creating notecards listing each of their names, titles, and symbols. 
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Anticipatory Sets for The Odyssey

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Start your unit on The Odyssey in a fun and accessible way! Three options help your young readers grasp the concept of brave Odysseus's tale, including making masks of Greek gods and goddesses, and responding to different discussion...
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The Roman Empire Ch 6

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The Roman empire didn't sprout up over night. It grew from a collapsing republic and economic turmoil. Time line the events leading up to the rise of the Roman empire with this 10 slide presentation. Topics covered are military upheaval,...
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Planetary Jeopardy!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Space Science can be so much fun, especially when you play Planetary Jeopardy! This game tests students on what they know about Roman Gods, the nine planets, moons in our solar system, and the Earth's rotation. Tip: Set this game up as a...
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Geeky Greeks and Robust Romans: A Look at How a Few Folks a Few Thousand Years Ago Began a Few Trends

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Have a blast comparing and contrasting ancient Greek and Roman cultures with this entertaining and educational powerpoint, which is as well-organized as it is thorough. Students will find the differences between the Greeks and Romans...
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Major Gods: Names, Roles, & Symbols

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
From Aphrodite to Zeus, here you'll find a PowerPoint presentation identifying basic information about 15 Greek gods and goddesses.
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Greek Myths

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Ever wonder why the ancient Greeks had myths? The explanation you'll find here, describes myths as stories that explain things people didn't understand. They also tell the stories of the gods people in ancient times believed in. These...