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  1. Parent & Afterschool Resources | Grades   K – 5  |  Podcast Episode
    Greek Mythology for Kids
    Check out three fantastic books about the ancient Greeks gods in thoroughly modern situations.
  2. Classroom Resources | Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson
    Making Connections to Myth and Folktale: The Many Ways to Rainy Mountain
    Following the model of N. Scott Momaday's The Way To Rainy Mountain, students write three-voice narratives based on Kiowa folktales, an interview with an Elder, and personal connections to theme.
  3. Classroom Resources | Grades   5 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit
    Digitally Telling the Story of Greek Figures
    Learn about Greek gods, heroes, and creatures through digital storytelling produced by students who have learned research techniques.
  4. Classroom Resources | Grades   5 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson
    Audience & Purpose: Evaluating Disney's Changes to the Hercules Myth
    What drives changes to classic myths and fables? In this lesson students evaluate the changes Disney made to the myth of "Hercules" in order to achieve their audience and purpose.
  5. Classroom Resources | Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson
    Sonic Patterns: Exploring Poetic Techniques Through Close Reading
    Students develop close reading skills connecting sound with sense in the poem “Those Winter Sundays,” and write an original text that reflects their new learning.
  6. Classroom Resources | Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 14
    Star Wars creator George Lucas was born in 1944.
    Students use the Hero's Journey interactive to describe how Luke Skywalker meets each stage of his journey, and then brainstorm other works that use the formula.
  7. Parent & Afterschool Resources | Podcast Series
    Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
    Emily Manning chats with kids, parents, and teachers about the best in children’s literature for ages 4 through 11. Discussions include reading tips and fun activities to do with children before, during, and after reading.
  8. Classroom Resources | Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 18
    Their Eyes Were Watching God was published in 1937.
    Students brainstorm the kinds of stories they know and where these stories come from. Students return to these questions as they begin reading Hurston's novel.
  9. Classroom Resources | Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  November 28
    Poet William Blake was born in 1757.
    As a class, students brainstorm abstract concepts and personify that concept through a drawing or story told about the character who personifies that concept.