Discover what myths reveal about ancient and contemporary cultures.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
Describes a lesson in identifying and charting the characteristics of a myth through reading and making inferences.
Allow your class to take a journey into the world of Greek myths. Students learn vocabulary from Ancient Greece that will help them to understand roots of modern English words.
Mythology is not my strong suit, so when I stumbled across a Greek mythology readers theater book, I was ecstatic. Read on to find out how to incorporate this activity into your classroom.
Presents a lesson using a mythological hero chart. Students chart character traits based on readings of Ancient Greek myths.
Proposes a lesson in which students write journalist pieces about events from Greek myths.
In this lesson unit on ancient Greece, students compare three myths and create their own original myth.
Students combine their journalistic skills with their knowledge of Greek myth to write a fictional article about mythical characters taking over modern L.A.
Online Learning Activities
This four-step workshop hosted by an award-winning myth writer offers writing strategies and exercises to help students craft successful myths.
In this blend of Greek mythology and modern pop culture, things become clearer when Percy discovers he is the son of Poseidon. But trouble starts all over again when Percy is sent on a quest to prevent war on Mount Olympus.
Three exciting learning activities to complement author Rick Riordan's modern myth
Use these 15 questions to help students get more out of the experience of reading Rick Riordan's book, Sea of Monsters.
Two drawing assignments and a memory activity to follow reading the book by Rick Riordan
Students choose a myth from Mary Pope Osbourne's book to dramatize.
Booktalk for author Ross Collins' Medusa Jones, the story of a young outcast named Medusa, complete with hilarious illustrations!
Find folk tales and legends from all over the world in this book list for grades PreK-5.
These books for middle- and high-school students put a new spin on fairy tales and legends.