The Ends of the World
Kind of Activity:
Trace the role of the apocalypse in literature and myth.
Common Core Standards:
Introduce the concept of apocalypse and Endtimes in literature and religious writing. Have students identify apocalyptic narratives that are familiar to them. They can be from any medium: books, movies, television shows, video games, etc. Once you have made a list on the board or a large sheet of paper, try to make connections between the stories. Look for recurring plot elements and tropes. It may be helpful to make a chart or diagram in order to connect the...
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