Kind of Activity:
To understand the importance of mythology today in relation to its importance in the ancient world
Common Core Standards:
Separate the students into small groups. Each group should come up with a modern myth that they view as important to their own culture or to life in general. Task them with summarizing the myth and analyzing its cultural importance in preparation for a class presentation.
Once they have summarized their chosen myth, have the students research classical myths that might teach similar lessons or have similar morals or themes. If they...
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