Writing Myths of Our Own
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to write imaginative narratives that connect to myth.
Common Core Standards:
To begin this activity, ask students, “What are some events that occur in nature without human involvement?” Students might say: rain, drought, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, snow, wind, plants growing, etc. Make a list of student responses on the board. Explain to students that some cultures have stories, myths, that explain the how and why behind these events in nature. The myth about the Hummingbird and the Fly in Ceremony in part describes why the...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 1137 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 8727 literature essays, 2347 sample college application essays, 386 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.