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.
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.
Text of Learning 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.