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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 2: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
The 20 lessons in Unit 2, Module 1 collection, continue the study of mythology using The Lightning Thief as the anchor text. Six graders also read multiple myths, as well as informational text about the elements and themes found in...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1: Myths: Not Just Long Ago

For Teachers 6th Standards
Rick Riordan’s, The Lightning Thief is the anchor text in a three-unit module that explores the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey. Sixth graders examine the many mythical illusions in Riordan’s tale. Additionally, they read...
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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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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 2: Case Studies: “What Fools These Mortals Be”

For Teachers 8th Standards
In Module 2B, Unit 2 collection, eighth-graders finish reading  A Midsummer Night's Dream. They collect evidence of characters trying to control one another and examine how Shakespeare drew on the myth of "Pyramus and Thisbe" in his...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Percy Jackson and the Hero’s Journey

For Teachers 6th Standards
Introduce sixth graders to mythology, its purposes, and its elements. The study begins with 13 lessons in Module 1, Unit 1 collection. Pupils practice their close reading skills with Rick Riordan’s The Lightning Thief as well as with...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 1, Unit 3: My Hero’s Journey Narrative

For Teachers 6th Standards
Module 1, Unit 3 ends the study of the hero’s journey that began in Unit 1 and mythology in Unit 2. Sixth graders craft their own hero’s journey narrative that includes elements of and a theme found in classic mythology. The unit ends as...
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Energy of a Nation: Immigrants in America

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Immigration and immigration reform are hot button topics, now more than they have been. The Energy of a Nation curriculum is designed to dispel myths about immigrants, build empathy, and provide up-to-date facts. The 13 lessons in the...
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From Courage to Freedom: Frederick Douglass's 1845 Autobiography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Frederick Douglass's autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself, is the anchor text in a four-lesson unit module. High schoolers analyze how Douglass uses literary devices and...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 2b: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Comedy of Control

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the anchor text in a three-unit module that has eighth graders examine how Shakespeare develops the theme of control. Young scholars look at why and how the characters seek control and the results of...
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Disease and Vaccination

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five lessons in Unit 2, Disease and Vaccination, examine the different ways the immune system protects the body from pathogens. In the first lesson, scholars develop an understanding of how the immune system and pathogens react to each...
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Vaccine Makers Project: High School Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Four units make up the Vaccine Makers Project. The Human Immune System unit module, the first in the curriculum set, teaches young scientists how viruses attack and reproduce and how the immune system works to protect the body. The...
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Lord of the Flies

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Packed with activities, presentations, projects, and assessments, first-time instructors and seasoned veterans will find much to like in this unit based on William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies. An 18-slide presentation includes...
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Myths, Folktales, & Fairy Tales

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce the concept of myths to your class. Using the link to "Myths Around the World," read a story aloud and have learners list characteristics of a myth. Readers then choose their own myths from the site and work in groups to answer...
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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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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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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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Myth Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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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Write Your Own Greek Myth

For Students 6th - 9th
Invite your pupils to create original Greek characters and myths for their characters to star in. Similar to a traditional Greek myth, the story must explain a natural phenomenon, depict a struggle between good and evil characters, and...
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Writing a Myth

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Tap into the imaginative minds of young learners with a creative writing activity. After reading the myth Giants and Mosquitoes, this student guide supports young writers as they brainstorm and develop their very own creation myths....
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The Myth Behind the Chinese Zodiac

For Students 5th - 12th
According to the Chinese zodiac, 2017 is the Year of the Rooster. But why? Viewers are treated to a retelling of The Great Race myth that details the story behind the animal signs, their arrangement on the Chinese zodiac, and the...
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The Aztec Myth of the Unlikeliest Sun God

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How did the sun arrive in the sky? Learners watch a short film that describes the myth of Nanahuatl, a weak Aztec god who sacrificed himself to become the fifth sun for his people.
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The Tragic Myth of Orpheus and Eurydice

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Don't look back! Introduce viewers to the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice with a short video that recounts the tale of the young poet and his love.
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Mythology: Reader's Theater

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Build reading fluency and classroom community with a Reader’s Theater activity. Class groups select a myth, or if part of a myth writing unit, select a group member’s myth, craft a script, and perform for the class. Directions for...
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Pairing Picture Books with Edith Hamilton's Mythology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
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...

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