Mythology Teacher Resources
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New Review Greek Mythology Activities
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, omens, and identifying types of conflicts in literature.
6th - 8th Language Arts 16 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
It Came From Greek Mythology
Students consider the influence of Greek mythology in today's world. They describe basic Greek mythology plots, discuss common themes, cite examples of contemporary use of terms from Greek mythology and analyze modern works inspired by the classics.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 75 Views 294 Downloads
It Came From Greek Mythology
Students analyze Greek mythology, and classify myths into three basic types: stories about heroes, how it came to be and consequences of unwise behavior. They discuss the meanings of these myths to ancient Greeks and the meanings they convey today.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 59 Views 374 Downloads
Pairing Picture Books with Edith Hamilton's Mythology
As a before reading strategy, class members select a tale from mythology, examine several picture book versions of the myth, and fill out part of a Venn diagram with observations about the hero in particular and the myth in general.They then read Hamilton's more complex version and complete the other half of their diagram.
7th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 34 Downloads
Mythology - What Is It?
Learners explore Greek mythology. In this mythology lesson, students discuss and define mythology. Learners view pictures and associate them with the correct Greek myth. Students answer trivia questions about their knowledge for mythology.
10th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 218 Downloads
Greek Mythology in Art
Fifth graders recognize the specific mythological characters and their significance to Greek citizens, create representations of some gods and goddesses, and explore mythology as an attempt by earlier civilizations to explain natural phenomenon.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 22 Downloads
Introduction to Mythology and Creation Stories
Students examine stories from different cultures and investigate common themes that arise in all creation stories. Expanding upon this instructional activity, students begin a portfolio on myths that they will add to throughout this unit. Greek and Roman mythology, as well as Native American stories, are studied.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 38 Views 157 Downloads
Greek Mythology Character Cubes
Students research Greek myths and identify characters from ancient Greece. After discussing the names, descriptions, scenes an objects in Greek mythology, they draw pictures on tiles and write descriptions. Students join the tiles together to create a mythology cube.
4th - 12th Language Arts 27 Views 89 Downloads
Greek Mythology: Cultures and Art
Students examine literary arts. In this Greek mythology lessons, students read Greek myths and select characters from the myths to study. Students create watercolor illustrations of the characters, write short stories about the characters, and then compare and contrast archetypes.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 34 Views 179 Downloads
Students examine the gods and goddesses of Greek and Roman mythology. In groups, they use this information to participate in skits as they role-play the gods and goddesses. To end the lesson plan, they draw their own caricature of their favorite god or goddess.
6th - 9th Language Arts 35 Views 156 Downloads
Sixth graders design a brochure, using a computer publishing program such as Microsoft Publisher, on a mythological character they have researched. They make real world connections with the mythological characters and words that are used today.
6th Language Arts 7 Views 37 Downloads
Mythological Word Origins
No wonder the ship was called the Titanic. An investigation of Norse, Roman, and Greek Mythology provides insight into mythological characters and corresponding words in the English language. A close look at roots, prefixes, and suffixes also provides scaffolding for the study of word origins and meanings.
9th - 10th Language Arts 11 Views 75 Downloads