Students read myths and legends about celestial bodies, compare cultural perceptions of celestial personalities, represent "character" of sun, moon, clouds, or stars, and invent their own stories about their chosen celestial characters.
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Cause and Effects: SOL Strategy Practice and Myth
Third graders analyze several folk tales in class. In this storytelling lesson, 3rd graders read the story Prometheus and identify the characteristics of a myth that make it different from a traditional narrative. Students complete a...
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Horse Character: Ceramics Lesson
Animals oftentimes elicit various characteristics which make them symbolic or representative of human feeling, action, or emotion. The class creates horse characters out of clay to show character action and symbolism. This is a great...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Character Bust: Ceramics Lesson
Whether it is a protagonist, antagonist, hero or heroine, characters are a must in any story. Learners analyze a character from a narrative they are reading, then use that character as inspiration. They create a ceramic bust depicting...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
GoSkyWatch Planetarium for iPad - The Astronomy Star Guide
Digital compass alignment enables navigation of the skies with true orientation at any time. Just point to the sky or "aim for the stars!" This application acts as a virtual telescope, allowing you to zoom in on any object that is...
6th - Higher Ed Science
Make Your Own Constellation Myth
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...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
World Literature and Composition: Drama
Delve into the world of Greek literature and differentiate it from other literary genres. Greek theater is examined through comparative analysis, structure, and origin. Learners read, work through comprehension exercises, and complete a...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Star Wars: Modernity and the Timelessness of Myth
Students explore myths through the study of multiple texts. Students use James Joyce's "Ulysses," the film "Star Wars," various Greek and Biblical myths to inform a guided discussion of myths and the common themes in these texts. ...
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts