The Myth of Thor's Journey to the Land of Giants

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Why are there tides? What caused the world to shift? Why are there valleys surrounded by mountains? The explanations for these phenomena are all found in the Norse myth of Thor's journey to Utgard.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include the video in a study of mythology
  • Have class members craft their own myth to explain phenomenon 
Classroom Considerations

  • Assure all class members have Internet access before assigning for out-of-class viewing
Pros

  • The resource includes the video, a comprehension check, links to related resources, and a discussion question
Cons

  • None
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