Lesson Plan


In this lesson, students read a folktale from the Congo and make connections to the Greek myths they have read. Objectives: 1) SWBAT compare and contrast the views of the gods from Greek myths with the view of the gods in a myth from the Congo. 2) SWBAT make connections that demonstrate what totally different cultures can have in common. This resource is part of Unit 1: Belief Systems and the Social Studies 7 course.


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Anthropology
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


congo myth folktale compare



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