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357 resources with the concept mythology

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Take Me To The Stars!

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research and investigate a constellation. They identify the basic constellations in the night sky. Students construct a model of a planetarium and discuss its limitations. They relate mythology to the early study of the...
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Myths and Folk Tales

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders perform research in order to appreciate stories taken from the genre of myths and fables. The examples of the stories create a context for students to create their own myths.
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Storytelling with the Opaque Projector

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students create illustrations for a folktale that are shown with an opaque projector during the story reading. They are assigned a picture description and do not know how their picture fits into the story until all of the illustrations...
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Greek Gods On The Internet

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students research the specific popularity of certain Greek deities in the modern day. They use internet search engines to discover which of these deities are the most widely mentioned today. Students tabulate their search hits and...
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Creating a Mythological Character

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice using characterization to create a Greek god or goddess. Working in pairs students brainstorm what they know about a particular Greek god or goddess and in groups of four students create a vanity plate for their...
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Tales Once Told

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students determine the elements of myths, legends, folktales and fables. Students analyze stories to determine which genre the story falls into. Students create PowerPoints of their analyses.
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Legends and Myths: Trickster Tales

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work in groups to research the characteristics of various myths and legends. They read tales, illustrate them, record oral storytelling efforts and write an original folktale. Students then invite parents to a dramatic...
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Weather Myths

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine myths that are based on weather phenomenon. They write, illustrate and present an original weather myth.
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Out of the Box: From Myth to Art

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students position thier bodies in the same position as sculptures they see. They discuss why the sculpture chose that position. They design fountains for a public area using the myth of Pandora's Box.
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Myth Makers

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars create their own skit that illustrates a natural phenomenon. They brainstorm myths and research it as much as possilbe. They show their skit to the class as nature as one of the major characters.
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A Wappo Legend: The Creation of Man

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read a Wappo creation myth observing the use of symbols or pictures for characters in the story. After discussing the myth, they write their own stories, using pictures for some of the words. They research other creation...
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Personal Odysseys and Everyday Heroes

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study Greek Mythology, focusing on Gods and Goddesses. They compare the modern day hero with the classical hero and examine how individual characters are based on their own personal odysseys.
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Mythology Newspaper....The Trojan Times

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students are assigned to a writing group: news stories, obituaries and births, classifieds, comics, gossip, sports and editorials. The newspaper covers mythological figures in history. This is a very clever, meaningful instructional...
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Carousel

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study myths in science.
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America Responds to Terrorism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss truths and myths dealing with the subject of terrorism.
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Weather Myths

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders relate myths to weather phenomenon. They write and illustrated a weather myth and present it to the class.
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In Search of a Hero

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain heroic pattern and use it to identify heroes from classical mythology and from readings o fthe Polynesian Voyaging Society.
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Literature

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study phrases, poetry and myths of Ancient Greece and Rome in these lessons.
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History or Mis-story?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore some of our country's founding myths and legends by participating in an online poll. For example, did George Washington really chop down a cherry tree, then confess to his father about the deed, saying, I cannot tell a lie?
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The Role of Myths

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders describe myths, and examine the characteristics and purposes of myths in Greek culture. They analyze the influences of myths in modern-day culture.
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Ancient Myths Retold

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars are introduced to mythology and create modern versions of ancient myths based on figures represented on modern U.S. coins.