Writing a Myth

Tap into the imaginative minds of young learners with a creative writing activity. After reading the myth Giants and Mosquitoes, this student guide supports young writers as they brainstorm and develop their very own creation myths. Including directions for prewriting, drafting, revising, and proofreading, this resource walks children through the writing process from start to finish. A great way to conclude a literature unit on myths. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Provides prompts to support students with choosing a topic for their creation myths
  • Lesson plan, vocabulary, writing checklist, and rubric are available as additional materials
Cons

  • Requires class copies of the myth Giants and Mosquitoes
  • Scaffolding is required to support all learners with the writing process