Young scholars discuss the significance of legends, and conduct research on the Internet. They write an original legend, and create a sculpture, drawing, painting, collage or a quilt to illustrate their legend.
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Myths and Legends from Ancient Greece and Around the World
Develop your Greek mythology lesson with this worksheet, which contains six questions about Alice Low's "Zeus and the Creation of Mankind." They can learn about the story of Prometheus as well as study the Greek myth of creation. For a...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Explore Washington Irving's "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in this literature analysis instructional activity. Middle schoolers read and summarize the plot of the story. They then adapt passages for a contemporary audience and analyze the...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
The Notorious Hope Diamond: What Makes an American Legend?
Students view and discuss a video on the legend of the Hope Diamond then compare and contrast other tales such as Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill and Johnny Appleseed. They analyze basic characteristics of these legends then use descriptive...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
World War II in Europe
Wondering how to visually show opposing military strategy during WWII? This comprehensive color-coded map depicts both Axis and Allied progress in a simple format, with a legend to indicate offenses, major battles, neutral nations, and...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History