Dramatizing Folktales, Legends and Myths
Pupils read different folktales from Native American cultures. They work together to act out different scenes. They discover the difference between folktales, legends and myths.
17 Views 25 Downloads
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Myth Lesson PlansLesson Planet
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.
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Legend and Symbol: An Etymology LessonLesson Planet
How are the words tradition and traitor related? A thorough language arts resource explores the ways Latin and Greek words are represented in traditional legends and artwork, and reinforces word meaning with several grammar exercises.
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Traditional Literature: Fables, Fairy/Folk Tales, Legends, MythsLesson Planet
Various fables, folk tales, myths, and legends are listed on these slides to give your learners examples of traditional literature. Plots and details are not included except for a few elements of tall tales, but you could use this before...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
International FolkloreLesson Planet
Folklore is composed of stories that convey cultural heritage and traditions. Many types of tales are listed as well as what they portray in various contexts and situations. Give your learners a brief description or definition of...
5th - 9th English Language Arts
Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American StoriesLesson Planet
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...
K - 12th English Language Arts
Tales Once ToldLesson Planet
If you are looking for a lesson to cap off a unit on myths, legends, fables, and folktales, this is a solid option. Readers analyze additional stories in the genre to identify common elements to this type of literature. It includes group...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
Distinguishing Between Three Types of Folktales:Fairy Tales, Legends, and Tall TalesLesson Planet
Challenge your class with this lesson comparing literary genres! They compare folktales, fairy tales, legends, and tall tales using this activity which comes with a series of templates and worksheets.
6th English Language Arts
Mayan Myths/FolktalesLesson Planet
Middle schoolers work on summarizing a story, and they determine if it is a legend, a myth, or a fable. Working in groups to read and summarize stories, they then list evidence whether the tale is a myth, fable, or legend. They present...
5th - 8th English Language Arts