The World of Myth Fun Activities

David Adams Leeming
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 112 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Myths Today: Hero Myths

Have students write and present hero myths from contemporary stories, movies, or popular culture.

Class Debate

Are the myths students presented of the same caliber as the myths Leeming describes? Are they less mythic than the ancient myths?

Filling In the Blanks

Make a list of any types of myths Leeming omits from The World of Myth. How can you account for his exclusions?

Marketing The World of Myth

Readers today are famously resistant to reading books. How would you market this book to a marketplace full of resistant readers? Devise a publicity plan for The World of Myth. Where would you advertise it? What marketing tools would be most useful?

Artwork and Costume

Have students bring in clippings of artwork and dress associated with any of the myths Leeming describes, whether that be Greek vases to African...

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