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Ovid’s Metamorphoses

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ovid’s The Metamorphoses is the anchor text in a three-lesson unit module that asks readers to compare how Ovid recounts the creation story with how it is presented in the Book of Genesis, how point of view affects the meaning of the...
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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 3rd - 6th
Designed as extension exercises in homeschool or classroom settings, as well as for individual work, the ideas in this packet are sure to engage learners in an investigation of Greek mythology.
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How To Demystify Mythology for Your Learners

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Use visual aids and live performances to help connect ancient myths to human emotions.
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The Legendary Raptors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How are raptors and airplanes alike? Combine science and language arts in this fun and interactive project. Young scientists research the animal in order to design their own aircraft, and compete in a contest for farthest, fastest, and...
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Labyrinths

For Teachers K - 12th
Whether studying metaphors or Greek mythology, this labyrinth project is a fantastic lesson plan to add to your unit. It includes two versions of the labyrinth; making it with yarn or stone. If your materials are limited, you can even...
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Star Stories

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
An unusually inventive and entertaining presentation awaits you and your class. The first few slides introduce the animals that certain constellations represent. There are also creative stories by other students of fictitious animals...
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Just Say No!: Exploring Temptation Through The Lotus Eaters

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
New ReviewTeenagers face many temptations, and just saying "No!" can be very difficult. Here's a lesson that provides some help. Learners use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast excerpts from The Odyssey, Tennyson's "The Lotus-Eaters," and the...
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Antigone Reading Guide

For Students 9th
Divided by section are reading comprehension questions to ask alongside a reading of Antigone. Adapted from McDougal/Littell, these questions help readers make sense of the famous text. 
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The Metamorphoses and Modern Poetry: A Comparison of Mythic Characters

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To gain an appreciation of the power of point of view, class members compare Ovid's version of the myth of "Orpheus and Eurydice" with that used by H.D. in her poem, "Eurydice." Individuals then craft a reflection in which they use...
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Religious Influences

For Teachers 6th Standards
While the Roman empire often conjures up images of soldiers and emperors, its culture was more complex. Using primary sources, including ancient historians and pictures of artifacts, pupils consider the religious influences on Roman...
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Classroom Activities for The Odyssey by Homer

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A 15-page packet details three activities designed to engage scholars in Homer's The Odyssey. As they read, pupils use a graphic organizer to record examples of several literary terms found in The Odyssey and contemporary culture. Groups...
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Creative God or Goddess

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who causes sinkholes? Or acid rain? High schoolers try their hand at myth-making as individuals create a god or goddess responsible for the modern-day phenomenon. They introduce their deity in an essay that reveals the name, parentage,...
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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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Poison For Good...Poison For Evil

For Students 6th - 12th
The myths of Hercules and the Hydra and Jason and Medea open a resource about how poisons can be used as weapons of destruction or for beneficial purposes. After watching animated videos of the myths, users take a short quiz that tests...
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The Greek Myth of Talos, the First Robot

For Students 6th - 12th
A short video introduces viewers to the Greek myth of Talos, the first robot. The story also connects Talos to the myth of Jason, Medea, and the argonauts.
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The Egyptian Myth of Isis and the Seven Scorpions

For Students 6th - 12th
You don't step on Superman's cape, and you don't slam the door in the face of an old woman flanked by seven giant scorpions! Find out why in a short retelling of an Egyptian myth about Isis.
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The Myth of Jason and the Argonauts

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Travel with Jason and the Argonauts in a short, animated TEDEd video that recounts the adventures of the crew as they journey to retrieve the Golden Fleece.
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The Myth of Hercules: 12 Labors in 8-bits

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Hercules had to slay a lion, capture a bull, and steal a herd of cattle from a three-headed giant, and he was just getting started. Scholars watch an inventive animated video that uses a video game format to describe the 12 labors of...
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The Myth of Sisyphus

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Having an eagle eat your liver sounds like a form of cruel and unusual punishment. As explained in an interesting video lesson, it's nothing compared to the punishments doled out in "The Myth of Sisyphus." A summary introduces the...
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Herakles. Or Hercules. A Problematic Hero: Crash Course World Mythology #30

For Students 9th - 12th
Hercules must complete 10 tasks to gain immortality—what a Herculean feat! The 30th video of 41 in the Crash Course World Mythology series is all about Hercules' heroic journey. Scholars follow along as the god captures a boar, collects...
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The Dying God: Crash Course World Mythology #19

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Many myths focus on gods sacrificing themselves for humans; why is that? Scholars explore the topic using the 19th installment of the Crash Course World Mythology series. They discover the dying god archetype in ancient mythology and...
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The Greeks and Romans - Pantheons Part 3: Crash Course World Mythology #9

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
The Greek Titan god, Cronus, was so worried that his children were going to overthrow him that he swallowed them. Talk about overreacting! Viewers analyze the similarities between Greek and Roman myths in the ninth installment of the...
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Social Orders and Creation Stories: Crash Course World Mythology #5

For Students 7th - 12th
How do myths help explain people's origins and relationships with one another? The fifth installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology video series explores the topic. Viewers discover dualities in myths, including the...