Activities and Games, Book Resources
Myths from Around the World: A Writing With Writers Activity
Author Sheila Keenan shares myths from 15 regions around the globe, offering students a unique look at their cultures and people.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
In the “Myths from Around the World” (grades 6–10) reading activity, author Sheila Keenan shares myths from 15 geographical regions from her book, Gods, Goddesses and Monsters. Reading these myths offers students a unique look at the cultures and people from these regions:
- The Near East
- Celtic Lands
- North America
- Norse Lands
- Central America
- Southeast Asia
- South America
- Oceania & Australia
Each myth is accompanied by a brief factual paragraph that situates the story within its cultural context.