Middle School Mythology Unit - Distance Learning Compatible

Grade Levels
6th - 9th
Formats Included
  • PDF
  • Google Apps™
Pages
50 - plus Google Slides
$7.00
$7.00
Share this resource
Includes Google Apps™
The Teacher-Author indicated this resource includes assets from Google Workspace (e.g. docs, slides, etc.).

Description

This 50-page unit is designed to teach middle school students about the purposes, elements, and characteristics of mythology. Lessons center around:

1. Pourquoi Tales - Myths to explain why things are the way they are

2. Myths to explain natural phenomena

3. Origin Stories - Myths to explain the creation of the world

4. Greek Mythology - The Olympian Gods

UPDATED: Now includes a Google Slides version that can be used with distance learning.

The unit includes:

- a unit overview of suggested topics and assignments

- elements of mythology handout

- vocabulary handout

- Pourquoi Tales handout

-STORY: Why Elephants have Long Trunks

-STORY: Why Rabbits have Short Tails

-Myths to Explain Natural Phenomena Handout

-STORY: Pele

-STORY: Hephaestus

Myths to teach a moral lesson handout

- STORY: Pandora's Box

-STORY: Daughter of a Star

-Myth analysis worksheet

Origin Stories Handout

-STORY: Origin of Titans and Gods

-Myth analysis worksheet (with answer key)

-Olympian gods overview handout

-5 pages of information and pictures of all 14 Olympian Gods

-Olympian Gods Information Organizer Chart (with answer key)

-Olympian Gods Biopoem assignment

-Invent an Olympian project with 3 different project ideas (Olympian Instagram Page, Create a Comic Strip, Write a Myth), each with a planning page and a suggested marking rubric. Your students can do one, or all three.

-Mythology unit test (with answer key)

All Olympian Gods products are available in a separate pack at my store here: Olympian Gods Pack

Please note - By purchasing this resource, you have a license to use the material but you do not own the material. Your license is non-transferable, meaning you cannot share it with any other teacher. You may not upload any portion of this resource to the internet in any format, including school/personal websites or network drives unless the site is password protected and can only be accessed by students, not other teachers or anyone else on the internet.

Full Terms of Use can be found here.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Follow me to get notifications of new products, sales, and flash freebies! Click the green star next to my store name above!

Total Pages
50 - plus Google Slides
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 month
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.

Reviews

Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up