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Mythology Research Assignment

   Mythology comes in many forms and story types, but they also come from many countries around the globe.  Your objective is to research, either with books or on the internet, a mythological story from another culture, then present it to the class.  Your presentation will include:

  • a written summary of the story and the characters
  • an explanation of the importance of the myth for that culture
  • the type of myth it is considered (heroic, creation, moral) with several effective reasons

   Students will be assigned a country or particular culture in history in which they will conduct their research.  Utilize the rubric to ensure completion of all required elements.  Attach rubric to written summary when handed in on due date. 

****Due Date: Feb. 9, 2015 



You may print out and write on the graphic organizer or save it to your Google drive to type directly onto the organizer.

Assignment & Rubric: Print out a copy if you have lost the one handed out.

Tips on Giving Oral Presentations (video)



Lots of information about the myths and legends of people and cultures around the world.  Username & Password is in edline.

Mythology Links

Ancient Egypt: the Mythology

Windows to the Universe: World Mythology

The Native American Bed-Time Story Collection

First People: The Legends

Dakota Legends:

Britannia History:

Myths and Legends of Great Britain:

Aw-aw-tam Indian Nights:

Babylonian Myths and Legends:

Animal Myths and Legends:

Hawaiian Myths & Legends:

Stories of Old:

Ancient mythology:

Encyclopedia Mythica:

The Mythical Quest:

In Search of Myths and Heroes:


Dreamtime Myths and Legends

Seven Hills of Rome Gallery:

Cutting to the Essence:


Fact Monster: Greek and Roman Mythology:

Mythweb Index:

Winged Sandals:

Mongol Mythology:

Mesopotamian Myths:

BBC: Myths and Legends of Wales

Folklore and Mythology

Koren Myths

Polynesian / Tahitian Myths & Legends:

The Other Myths

The Genesis Project:

Australian Aborigines

Aboriginal Dreamtime Myths:


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