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Monday, August 31st Monday, August 31st
Today's Objectives: Students will compare various creation myths and work together to come up with a definition of what makes a creation myth. Students will recognize the purpose of creation stories in creating cultural values. Monday, August 31st
Today's Agenda: Discussion: What makes a creation myth? Reading Time (you have a fair amount of reading to complete tonight... use your time in class wisely) Your Task: In groups of 3-4 Tell one another about the specific creation myths you read for today. Discuss the following and be prepared to report back to the class: What do the creation myths have in common? What are some differences between the myths and what do these differences tell you about the various cultures? What is the purpose of creation myths in the cultures that value them? Class Report: As each group presents their responses to the class, let's see if we can come up with a working definition for what a creation myth is and what might be its purpose. Monday, August 31st
Homework for tonight: Pages 25-32, 44-50, 55-57 Take notes or use a chart to help you keep track of similarities and differences between flood stories! Monday, August 31st
On Deck for Tuesday Flood Story Jigsaw ...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 113 taught by Professor Howard during the Spring '09 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Spring '09
- World Literature