Comparing Creation Stories
Students compare and contrast creation stories in different cultures. They write a creative story and design a visual aid showing what their new civilization would look like.
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It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology
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...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Venn Diagram of Creation Myths
After reading the two informational passages, pupils will compare and contrast. They will create a Venn Diagram showing the differences and similarities between the Shinto Creation Myth and the Creation Myth found in the Christian Bible....
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Bible: Compare/contrast Religions
Students study creation myths. In this Meso American culture lesson, students research Aztec and Mayan creation myths. Students then compare the myths to the creation story of the Bible and share their findings with their classmates.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Daughters Come of Age in Women's Fiction
Introduce your young readers to fiction written by women authors. For each story, they explore the way these daughters discover and claim their own identities. Individually, class members use the literature to examine their role in their...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Contrast Creation Stories
Young scholars compare and contrast creation stories. In this Bible studies activity, students work in groups to read and summarize creation myths and share with their peers. The class goes on to create a chart to compare and contrast...
5th - 8th English Language Arts