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Creation Myths from the Net and Kid Pix Slide Shows
Sixth graders read creation myths from the Internet and other resource books. They discuss and graph the primary elements found in creation myths. They then story map several of the myths.
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Creation Myth/Totem Pole Project
Potlaches? Totem Poles? Creation myths? Here's a great way to conclude a study of Native American beliefs and cultures. Speaking as the tribe storyteller, individuals develop a creation myth for their tribe that includes four animal...
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Greek Mythology Activities
Find all you'll need for a comprehensive, engaging unit on Greek mythology here! This resource is packed with worksheets and activities on everything from how to write a myth and the roles and symbols of the major Greek gods to oracles,...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Catching the Sun: Tales from Asia
Explore the folklore of Asia and the South Pacific with this language arts lesson series. Complementing a reading of Catching the Sun: Tales from Asia by Jan M. Mike, this resource supports learners with understanding cause and effect...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Korea's Creation Myth
Have your middle schoolers role play the Korean creation myth as they become familiar with Korean religion and culture. They will be able to recognize historical facts and influences, as well as examine how the mythic message continues...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
Creating Oral Presentations Using Inspiration Software II
Enhance the oral presentations in your middle school class with a technology activity. Pupils prepare a slide show to accompany their talk using Inspiration software in the second of two sessions on creating oral presentations.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Teachers' Resource Kit - Taming the Sun
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...
1st - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying the Characteristics of a Myth
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...
6th English Language Arts