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Myths

About the Myths Lesson

Summary
This lesson introduces students to myths.

Objectives
• To be able to understand the purpose of myths.

• To be able to know the different types of myths.

• To be able to briefly know the difference between myths, legends, and folklore.

Suggested Grades
3rd Grade
4th Grade
5th Grade

Excerpt
Mythology is the study of myths and refers to a collection of myths that belong to a culture or a religion. Myths were developed to explain and answer questions that our ancestors could not. Myths were used to explain the creation of the universe, disasters, supernatural events, or anything that could not be explained at the time. Myths were created by the cultures so that the people could deal with all their questions about the universe and what is in it. Myths in a sense were the substitutes for knowledge of modern science and historical investigations.

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