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Greek Mythology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Give Greek mythology instruction a boost with a collection equipped with an informative presentation, online interactive worksheet, a research project, writing prompts, note taking practice, and a variety of supplementary materials such...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 2: Case Studies: “What Fools These Mortals Be”

For Teachers 8th Standards
In Module 2B, Unit 2 collection, eighth-graders finish reading  A Midsummer Night's Dream. They collect evidence of characters trying to control one another and examine how Shakespeare drew on the myth of "Pyramus and Thisbe" in his...
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Myths, Folktales, & Fairy Tales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce the concept of myths to your class. Using the link to "Myths Around the World," read a story aloud and have learners list characteristics of a myth. Readers then choose their own myths from the site and work in groups to answer...
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Greek Mythology Activities

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Find all you'll need for a comprehensive, engaging unit on Greek mythology here! This resource is packed with worksheets and activities on everything from how to write a myth and the roles and symbols of the major Greek gods to oracles,...
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Myth Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between myths, legends, and folktales? From greek mythology and creation myths to heroes and heroines, here is a nice series of lessons for providing your kids with solid foundational knowledge about myths.
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Writing a Myth

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Tap into the imaginative minds of young learners with a creative writing activity. After reading the myth Giants and Mosquitoes, this student guide supports young writers as they brainstorm and develop their very own creation myths....
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The Aztec Myth of the Unlikeliest Sun God

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How did the sun arrive in the sky? Learners watch a short film that describes the myth of Nanahuatl, a weak Aztec god who sacrificed himself to become the fifth sun for his people.
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The Tragic Myth of Orpheus and Eurydice

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't look back! Introduce viewers to the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice with a short video that recounts the tale of the young poet and his love.
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Writing a Greek Myth

For Students 4th - 8th
Ask your learners to dream up a myth set in modern day. These mythology writing prompts require individuals take on the role of an ancient Greek citizen who just woke up to a totally different world. Through this lens, class members...
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Writing a Myth

For Students 5th - 8th
Use this writing prompt and brainstorming page to help your pupils prepare to write their own myths. Individuals must choose a natural event to explain, come up with a protagonist and an antagonist, determine a setting, and think of a...
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Mythology: Reader's Theater

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Build reading fluency and classroom community with a Reader’s Theater activity. Class groups select a myth, or if part of a myth writing unit, select a group member’s myth, craft a script, and perform for the class. Directions for...
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Mythology by Edith Hamilton: Silent Discussion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get everyone up and participating! High schoolers reading Mythology, by Edith Hamilton, complete a graphic organizer independently, and then record one of their thoughts on the white board for a silent discussion. Decide how you're going...
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It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's no myth: this packet on Greek mythology is an excellent addition to your social studies curriculum. With writing activities, such as short answer responses and biopoems, and reading activities, which include creation stories and...
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It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Here you'll find a great collection of worksheets to supplement your instruction of Greek mythology, including informational texts on the Olympian gods and goddesses, a matching quiz, graphic organizers, and myth-writing activities.
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The Myth of Cupid and Psyche

For Students 9th - 12th
What does it mean to love? Is true love possible? Transformative? The myth of Cupid and Psyche asks readers to ponder these questions as does a short video that retells the classic tale.
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The Myth of Oisín and the Land of Eternal Youth

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Viewers learn about Echtrai, an Irish myth genre, with the retelling of the myth of Oisin and his visit with Niamh to Tir na nOg, the land of eternal youth.
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Reading Comprehension: Aboriginal Myth About Thunderstorms

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Get your anthropologists thinking with this aboriginal myth about thunderstorms. They read the brief myth and answer three comprehension questions. The directions indicate two myths, however there is just one here. Consider extending...
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The Myth of Thor's Journey to the Land of Giants

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why are there tides? What caused the world to shift? Why are there valleys surrounded by mountains? The explanations for these phenomena are all found in the Norse myth of Thor's journey to Utgard.
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The Myth of King Midas and His Golden Touch

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Go beyond the usual retelling of the myth of King Midas and his golden touch with a video that reveals the story of the rogue ruler's unusual ears.
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Myths and Legends from Ancient Greece and Around the World

For Students 8th - 10th
Develop your Greek mythology lesson with this learning exercise, which contains six questions about Alice Low's "Zeus and the Creation of Mankind." They can learn about the story of Prometheus as well as study the Greek myth of creation....
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Reading Comprehension: Myth About Fire

For Students 3rd Standards
No matter what you read, you can always practice locating the main idea and key details to increase reading comprehension. Third graders read about an Aboriginal myth, they then complete three short-answer questions using key details...
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The Myth of Prometheus

For Students 6th - 12th
Have the foresight to include a short video on the story of Prometheus in a study of Greek mythology. Viewers discover why Prometheus is an inspiration for novelists, poets, dramatists, as well as the Olympic flame.
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The Chinese Myth of the White Snake and the Meddling Monk

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Chinese myth of Bai Su Zhen and her husband Xu Xian pits the pair against the meddling monk Fa Hai. Follow along with a short animated version of the story.
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The Cambodian Myth of Lightning, Thunder, and Rain

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Life—plants, animals, people—depend on water. Its importance is evident in the number of myths in global cultures that offer explanations for the origins of rain, thunder, and lightning. A sacred dance drama that represents the Cambodian...

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