Legends and Myths
Students write an original myth or legend about why popcorn pops. They compile the legends into a class book and then research the scientific reason of why popcorn pops when heated.
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Reading Comprehension: Thor and Sif
Expose your readers to the fascinating legends of Norse Gods Thor and Sif. They read a brief introduction about traditional stories and myths then read several paragraphs on these figures, marking unknown words as they go. Learners look...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Tradition Through Technology: Native American Storytelling
This fabulous resource will help your class identify the parts of a story: subject, place, time, action, and moral. Class members will learn about storyboards and create their own about a Native American legend they researched online....
1st - 4th English Language Arts
Cause and Effects: SOL Strategy Practice and Myth
Third graders analyze several folk tales in class. In this storytelling instructional activity, 3rd graders read the story Prometheus and identify the characteristics of a myth that make it different from a traditional narrative....
3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories
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