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Mythic Creatures Challenge

For Students 6th - 12th
Mythic creatures and where to find them is the subject of an engaging interactive resource. Young anthropologists click on a bright red X on a world map to see an image of and learn the stories of 15 legendary creatures.
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What's This?: Mythic Creatures

For Students 6th - 12th
Fantastic beasts, and where to find them, are featured in a resource that offers images of real animals that just might have given rise to some of mythic creatures of legend.
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Make Your Own Stationary

For Students 6th - 12th
Revive the art of letter writing with a project that enables class members to craft their own, personalized stationary. Young scholars add their name, address, and country to three different templates that features images of mythic...
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Mythical Monsters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars design mythical creatures and write poems about them. They take digital pictures of their artwork and create a digital picture book. They record their readings of the poetry to be added a class recording.
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Mythical Creatures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What a creative way to explore mythology in your classroom. Learners create their own mythological creatures after identifying key elements. They design a creature and describe its appearance, its nature (aggressive, shy, peaceful), and...
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Designing A Mythical Creature

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study mythology and why human cultures require them.  In this investigating myths instructional activity students design a creature that fits an explanation of a natural phenomena then demonstrate the concept of "myth" and...
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October:Holy Gargoyles!

For Teachers K - 8th
Students experience and participate in making mythic creatures during a study in architecture history and spooky sculpture for Halloween. They interact with the subject of gargoyles and the creation of their own gargoyles, ghosts and...
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Mythical Beasts

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore literature and art forms containing creatures that are part human and part animal, such as the Greek Sphinx, Neptune, or the Green Centaur. Individually, students write a poem or short story to create a character with...
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Make Your Own Mythic Mask or Puppet

For Students 6th - 12th
No need to wait until Halloween to create a mask. Young anthropologists get involved in the centuries-old tradition of mask and puppet making with the help of an engaging resource that shows them how to craft their own masks or puppets.
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Breaking News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners organize a newspaper article using a worksheet that helps them study the vocabulary of news articles. They write newspaper articles about mythical creatures invading contemporary Los Angeles.
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Holy Gargoyles!

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create their own gargoyles. In this gargoyle lesson, students discover the history behind this mythical creature and new vocabulary words that go with it. They create a gargoyle from clay by looking at examples of real ones. 
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The BFG Novel Study

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Dragons, unicorns, and mermaids are just a few of the legendary creatures readers find in ancient folklore. Pupils research a mythical being similar to the giant from Roald Dahl's novel The BFG. Scholars also complete vocabulary,...
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Creature Creation

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners explore the characteristics of dragons as represented in the myths of cultures around the world. They create their own mythical dragons by hybridizing two creatures with desirable traits and writing stories about their creation.
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Early Myths of Flight

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars explore mythology by researching the Internet. In this history of flight instructional activity, students view websites discussing the first recorded flight and the mythological creatures that people suspected could fly....
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Universal Myths and Symbols: Animal Creatures and Creation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the role of mythology in their own lives. After reading stories, they discover the various theories on the origins of the universe and compare the symbols used by different cultures. To end the lesson plan, they...
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The Dragon of Brog: Stereotyping and Discrimination Social Justice Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd
Stereotyping and discrimination are explored in this social justice lesson.  Students listen to the book Dragon of Brog, in which mythical characters experience discrimination. Then, they sculpt a magical character out of plasticene and...
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"Newimals"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's fun to dream up crazy or new types of animals. Let your high schoolers' dream animals become a reality by engaging them in a fun photo manipulation activity that requires them to synthesize two images, match colors, textures, and...
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The Search for Delicious: Novel Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Have you ever gone looking for one thing but ended up discovering something else? That is exactly what happened to Gaylen, a character in The Search for Delicious. Gaylen begins looking for a food to label as delicious, but discoveres...
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Creating New Forms of Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although not particularly educational, here is a creative group activity in which high school biologists will use their imaginations to create a new life form combining characteristics from existing life forms. Each group must come up...
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Mountain of Myths

For Teachers 2nd
Students listen to mythical stories about Greek Mythology. In this myths lesson plan, students actively listen to myths, examine why it would be a myth and analyze the characters in the stories.
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King Arthur and his Knights

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the myths of King Arthur. They compare/contrast versions of the story, The Sword in the Stone, write a letter, identify and analyze characters, sequence events, and write observations and answer questions in a...
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Writing a Story

For Teachers K - 2nd
A terrific and meaningful presentation on story writing awaits your class. This really is a good one! Young writers are led through a series of slides that do a terrific job of teaching story elements, but the slides also stimulate their...
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Make Your Own Paper

For Students 6th - 12th
Paper, paper everywhere. Paper is so prolific that few think about where the idea for it originated and how it is made. Introduce young readers to the paper-making process with an activity that lets them create their own.
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The Importance of Being Earnest

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No lesson on Oscar Wilde is complete without The Importance of Being Earnest! Review key details from the plot of Wilde's famous work with a helpful crossword puzzle.

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