Activity in which students create short plays based on myths. Works for a variety of ages and includes instructions, 36 myth prompts, and four myths to read to your group.

At first glance, this original Drama Notebook activity may seem like it is mainly for younger students, but older and more advanced students love it as well! In small groups, students create short plays that explain things found in the natural and animal worlds. Included are instructions for the activity, a printable list of 20 different regular myth prompts, 16 winter myth prompts and four examples of myth stories to read to your group.

Sample myth prompt:

  • How the stars appeared in the sky
  • How giraffe got his long neck
  • Why old man’s beard is white

Why Subscribe?

kk-question box coloredInside Drama Notebook, you will find a huge collection of well-organized lesson plans, scripts for kids, drama activities, 50 drama games on video and more! Join today and dramatically reduce your planning time while delivering fresh, innovative drama lessons to your students!

If you are new to teaching drama, this site will be a Godsend!

You will immediately feel confident about teaching drama like an expert. The site guides you step-by-step and provides you with materials that you can use right away with your students.

If you have been teaching for years, Drama Notebook will inspire you with a fresh new approach and innovative ideas!

The site is packed with original, innovative lessons and activities that you will not find anywhere else—and new materials are added monthly.