Humans and Nature and Creation: Crash Course World Mythology #6

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How did different historical cultures treat the subject of animals in their creation stories? The sixth installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology series discusses the relationship between humans and animals from a mythological standpoint. Pupils also explore Native American creation myths and learn how they compare to other origin stories.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have scholars write an essay comparing the topic of animals in Native American and Biblical creation myths
  • Ask learners to research Native American myths and retell their favorite one to a partner 
Classroom Considerations
  • Includes Biblical references
Pros
  • Includes an animated story to help maintain student interest
  • The narrator is funny and engaging 
Cons
  • None