Unit Plan

Myth Lesson Plans

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • For the lesson on heroines, consider extending into further discussion and comparison of modern characters (i.e. Disney's Brave or Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz)
  • Consider implementing lessons on developing research skills for activities in this series that require learners to find additional information
Classroom Considerations
  • Some lessons require instructor to acquire other myths in order to support the lesson's activities
  • Includes nine separate, sequential lessons, which begin by accessing prior knowledge and concludes with a lesson on mythical creatures
  • Nice flow charts provided on how to consider the themes and characters of myths
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