Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson covers the content of the creation myth in Greek Mythology, which is compared and contrasted with the Judeo-Christian creation story.

Objectives:

1) SWBAT describe the basic creation story from Greek mythology.

2) SWBAT compare the Greek creation myth with the Christian creation story.

This resource is part of Unit 1: Belief Systems and the Social Studies 7 course.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

mythology belief systems christianity greek mythology folk tale creation story

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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Stephanie Savage
March 20, 2014

I loved this lesson plan and the material it covered. It combined in work in-class work, group work, and comparisons of other religions. The only thing I noticed was a complete lack of technology. I think that in the homework section of it, it would be very easy to add some. Instead of the students just matching up the gods/goddesses/titans to their correct description provided in the box to the right, they should make a short digital presentation of it using either PowerPoint or Prezi. This should include pictures that they can then print out and use on their vocabulary cards. Otherwise, this all sounds like so much fun.

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