Middle School Mythology Unit - Purposes and Characteristics of World Mythology

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6th, 7th, 8th, 9th
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This 43-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

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
-Olympian gods overview handout
-5 pages of information and pictures of all 14 Olympian Gods
-Olympian Gods Information Organizer Chart
-Olympian Gods Biopoem assignment
-Invent an Olympian project
-Mythology unit test - with ANSWER KEY

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Total Pages
43
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Middle School Mythology Unit - Purposes and Characteristic
Middle School Mythology Unit - Purposes and Characteristic
Middle School Mythology Unit - Purposes and Characteristic
Middle School Mythology Unit - Purposes and Characteristic
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