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357 resources with the concept mythology

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Teaching Creation Myths

For Teachers K - 6th
Students examine various creation myths from around the world. They compare/contrast the myths, write their own creation stories, and present their myths to the class in the form of storytelling, role-playing, dance, or a puppet show.
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The Myth and the Reality: Pioneering in the Midwest

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students examine the myth and reality of settlement in the Upper Midwest during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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SKY PATHS: STUDYING THE MOVEMENT OF CELESTIAL OBJECTS

For Teachers K - 4th
Students observe the position of an object in the sky by describing its location relative to another object or the background, describe an object's motion by tracing and measuring its position over time, and create their own myths about...
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Mythology and Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine ancient world civilizations and the mythologies they created to explain natural phenomena, as well as the writers and poets who wrote about the mythologies.
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A Graphic Scene

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss the advantages of using various graphic organizers including Venn Diagrams and T-charts. They use the organizers to compare and contrast different versions of classic mythological stories.
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Tales of Changing Seasons

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create original myths explaining why the seasons change.
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Looking at Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read about a god, goddess, or hero and compare two images of him or her.
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Greek and Roman Myths in Art-A Set of 7 Activities

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners paricipate in seven activities to investigate ancient stories about heroes, monsters, gods, and goddesses.
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Greco-Roman Origin Myths

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore myths that explain the world, recognize some characters of Greco-Roman mythology and their symbols, and Make personal connections to the theme by writing and drawing a myth of their own.
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Impact of Greek Mythology on Modern Times

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students demonstrate their understanding of the role that Greek mythology plays in the world today using a variety of visual aids.
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Herculean Heroes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify and compare Herakles's heroic qualities to those depicted in students' portraits of their favorite heroes.
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Easy Mythology 4 Quiz

For Students Higher Ed
In this trivia quiz, the information focuses on easy mythology.  Students respond to 10 multiple choice questions and submit answers electronically via this interactive website.
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Myths, Legends, and Tales: Lesson 2

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss legends, tales, and myths and create short stories of why there is flooding. In this legends, tales, and myths lesson plan, 6th graders also complete reading logs and wheels of stories.
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Myths, Legends, and Tales: Lesson 15

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders work on projects about myths, legends, and tales. In this myths, legends, and tales worksheet, 6th graders also talk about culture and go over vocabulary words.
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Living With Risk: The Human Element of Natural Disasters

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research the Internet and the given websites to complete this lesson.  In this investigating natural disasters lesson students complete several activities about natural disasters. 
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The Bunyans

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students use post-it notes to label monuments on a U.S. map. In this mythology and maps lesson, students learn about the legend of Paul Bunyan. They then locate the natural wonders from the story on a U.S. map.
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Mystic Creatures of Old

For Students 6th - 8th
In this literature activity, students find the words that are related to the concept of mystical creatures found in writing of legend.
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Greek Theatre

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature activity, students identify and locate vocabulary terms and names related to the Greek Theatre. There are 24 words/names located in the puzzle.
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Mythology Scramble

For Students 7th - 9th
In this mythology scramble, students unscramble 41 vocabulary words dealing with mythology. They write the words in the space provided. A link to the answer sheet is provided.
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Myths

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners work together to develop their own myth. Using the myth they create, they develop a PowerPoint presentation using correct grammar and tense. They also must decide on transitions between the slides and add at least two clipart...
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Recognizing Text Relay

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders recognize and distinguish between different types of text. After a discussion of the various types of text, small groups compete in a relay race game demonstrating their knowledge of the text. Correct choices earn...
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Guideline for Book Reports -- Southern Literature and the Old South Myth

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are introduced to the guidelines for giving their book report on Southern Literature. With a partner, they work together to develop a catchy phrase to grab the reader's attention. They must also include whether the book is...
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Conic Characters

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students create a project that involves researching a myth or story from a region of the world. Then they create a drawing of characters from the text using at least five different conic sections which reviews the concept of geometry....
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Take a Stance: a Physical Spectrum

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore the concepts of myths and stereotypes by examining their beliefs about myths associated with people from their state. They discuss whether or not certain myths and stereotypes or true, false or somewhere in between.