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52 resources with the keyterm myth

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Comparative Mythology and the Common Core

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Use comparative mythology to make myths relevant for readers and help prepare them for rigorous Common Core texts.
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Create a Constellation Project

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Provide your class with the opportunity to come up with their own constellation. Using a real star chart, pupils sketch out new constellations and label the stars with their real names. Individuals then compose myths about their...
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Catching the Sun: Tales from Asia

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Explore the folklore of Asia and the South Pacific with this language arts lesson plan series. Complementing a reading of Catching the Sun: Tales from Asia by Jan M. Mike, this resource supports learners with understanding cause and...
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Fiction, Poetry, and Drama Part 1

For Students 5th - 8th
Similar to a textbook, this resource includes multiple texts, plenty of explanation, lots of practice, and several graphic organizers. Use all of the materials, or pick and choose from such texts as "The Circuit," "Shoes for Hector,"...
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Writing a Myth

For Students 5th - 8th
Inspire your pupils to write their own myth with this writing prompt and related materials. The packet of materials starts with a basic brainstorm sheet and provides additional pages for details about each of the elements on the initial...
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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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Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories

For Teachers K - 12th
Read and act out folktales, fairy tales, or myths from various Asian American cultures with your class. Each group reads a story aloud and then works together to create a short play or skit about the story. Suggestions for stories are...
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Prometheus Bound: Rebel with a Cause

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you are teaching Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound, you can't afford to miss this source. An extensive list of ideas outlines numerous discussion topics, writing prompts, comprehension questions, oral presentations, and projects. Have class...
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Reading Comprehension: Thor and Sif

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Expose your readers to the fascinating legends of Norse Gods Thor and Sif. They read a brief introduction about traditional stories and myths then read several paragraphs on these figures, marking unknown words as they go. Learners look...
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Identifying the Characteristics of a Myth

For Teachers 6th
For this lesson created specifically to integrate the use of the SMART Board, Students view a variety of animated myths in order to create a web that identifies the characteristics of a myth. Then Students choose a myth from selected...
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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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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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What Is a Myth?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read a myth in order to define the characteristics that make it a myth. They apply the characteristics to an unfamiliar story to determine if it is a myth while completing the attached worksheets.
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Create Your Own Constellation Mini-Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th
When looking up at the night sky, there are many familiar constellations that most people can identify. However, someone had to point those out and create the related mythology. Put your pupils in the place of the creators and invite...
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Teachers' Resource Kit - Taming the Sun

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
For thousands of years, people have been creating stories to explain their observations of the natural world. Explore this interesting literary form with this series of activities complementing the book Taming the Sun: Four Maori...
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Brainstorming Graphic Organizers

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Made up of six graphic organizers, this packet covers fable, fairy tale, folk take, legend, myth, and tall tale. Each page is intended to help an individual prepare for composing one of these genres.
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Writing Your Own Original Myth

For Students 4th - 8th
After your class has examined several Greek myths, provide an opportunity for individuals to compose their own myths. The resource includes information about mythology and heroes as well as a mythology writing prompt and related graphic...
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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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First Well

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Hear the story of "The First Well" with subtitles and animation. This resource can help young readers or English language learners develop reading and speaking skills.
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Traditional Literature: Myth, Legend, Fable, Folktale

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Review the values of traditional literature. Each slide traces the history of oral storytelling, prominent literary figures, and explores the values of teaching through traditional literature. The presentation could be used as a teacher...
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Fact and Fiction

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students present a slide presentation where they dissect the facts and fiction reports of an original myth. In this fact and fiction lesson plan, students use a myth that is based on the cultural artifacts from early civilizations.
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Greek Mythology Character Cubes

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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...
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Make Your Own Constellation Myth

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore constellations, as well as facts and myths about them. They read three myths about three particular constellations. In groups, students perform activities and discuss how to connect the stars in a constellation. They...
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From Fact to Fiction: The Origins of Constellations

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the constellations. In this constellations lesson, 6th graders discover where the constellations are located and the myth associated with them. Students create their own myth and make a slide show about stars...