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Learning Exercise: Create Your Own Myth

Title:
Create Your Own Myth
Material:
Description:
This activity will help you become familiar with mythological and legendary characters from a variety of countries. Creatively you need to use this resource and any other resource along with your prior knowledge to create a new story using cultural characters.
Course: Human Relations

Info

Submitted by:
Evelyn J. Brouwer
Date Last Modified:
April 06, 2006

Exercise

Enter the website and use the "Jump to Area" to choose a country. Find 3-4
characters to include in a 2-3 page original story. Include a brief bio of the
characters and a description of the country the characters represent.

Also take time to browse through various countries and mark some similarieties
and differences amongst the cultures. A Venn diagram would be appropriate to
illustrate this.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed

Learning Objectives

One learning objectives is to synthesis a new story using ancient characters from a culture of your choice.
Another objective is to become familiar with multicultural beliefs and to recognize similarities and differences in order to be more culturally sensitve.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised