Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends from Across Cultures

Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends
Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends
Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends
Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends
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This BUNDLE includes both of the Comparing Myths and Legends packets from Mr. Mault's Marketplace, including:

Medusa VS. No-Faced Doll

AND

Icarus vs. Native American Legend

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Here are the full descriptions:

Icarus VS. The Warrior and The Eagle:

This project asks students to compare myths and legends from two very different cultures, finding both the similarities and differences. Through this common core linked project, students will read two myths, one about the Myth Icarus, and the other a Lenni Lenape legend called, "The Warrior and the Eagle."

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Medusa VS. The No-Faced Doll

This project asks students to compare myths and legends from two very different cultures, finding both the similarities and differences. Through this common core linked project, students will read two myths, one about the Greek Myth, Medusa, and the other an Iroquois or Haudenosaunee legend called, "The No-Faced Doll."

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This pack includes:
*A brief overview of the standards addressed.
*A student page explaining the reading and writing task.
*An introduction to myths and legends, including key terminology students must know before completing this assignment (including hamartia- tragic flaws in characters).
*Two myths
*Three graphic organizers- (theme, hamartia, compare/contrast, and a four square organizer to plan the writing process).
*Writing paper for students to write their final essay.

Through these activities, students are addressing many common core standards of Reading Literature, including to make connections across cultural texts.

I hope your kids have as much fun as my kids did with this assignment!!

Thanks for looking!
-Dan M.

Clip art provided by:
Lovin Lit
Educasong
Apples and Acorns
The Library Fox
Total Pages
34
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks

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Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends
Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends
Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends
Paired Reading and Writing BUNDLE: Comparing Myths/Legends