Mythology Lesson Plans

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This is a website that includes lesson plans and Links for using elements of mythology in your English / Language Arts classes.

British Mythology
    •In Search of Myths and Heroes
This is a lesson plan and video prepared by PBS on the legend of King Arthur, Camelot, and the Holy Grail. This is a nice lesson plan on Heroes and how they compare to the hero's and their quests of classical Greece of Rome.
Classical Mythology
    •Web English Teacher
Classical Mythology Lesson plans and other teaching resources
    •Hercules, Greek hero, god, myth
"Who was the real man behind the Hercules myth, and how did he transcend mythology itself, to become an ageless icon?" An Interesting article using Hercules, examining the hero archtype from Hercules to Superman.
Joseph Campbell
    •Joseph Campbell Foundation
Joseph Cambell was an influential American mythology professor, writer, most well known for his work in the fields of comparative mythology and religion. Author of the famous book, "The Hero With a Thousand Faces."
Norse Mythology
    •Timeless Myths - Norse Mytholgy
This is a comprehensive website covering Norse Mythology, it's gods and goddess, and the great Norse sagas.

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