Drama Lesson Plan for Schools-Myths

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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

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