Lesson Plan


This is a lesson on Greek myths and Nigerian folk tales, how some stories refuse to die, and why that can sometimes be dangerous. Objectives: 1) SWBAT describe the ways in which ways in which Greek myths and African folk stories have survived across the generations. 2) SWBAT describe the many places in which they will encounter mythological references in college and in life. This resource is part of Unit 1: Belief Systems and the Social Studies 7 course.


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Religion
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


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