Viking Myths and Monsters! - Mythological Creatures Explored
In this one-time course students will learn about creatures and monsters from Viking (Nordic) Mythology in order to face off in a debate about which creature would come out on top!
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In this one time class, students will learn about multiple mythical beasts, creatures, and monsters from Viking Mythology. This session will include some of the following: -Fenrir the Wolf -Jormungandr the World Serpent -Jotun (giants) -Kraken -Sleipnir -Trolls -Valkyries The format of the class will be students exploring each of the different creatures through interactive hyperdocs, with conversations, videos, discussions, and multi-media. Then the fun will begin: Students will partner up...
Students will gain a great deal of information about the different creatures featured in the Viking mythos. Students will practice debate skills, using evidence and argumentation.
I am certified to teach English and Language Arts from 6th to 12 grade. I have a bachelors in English Education from Kennesaw State University, and I am in a master's program for English Education at the same university. Additionally, I am gifted certified and hold a micro-endorsement in dramatic writing. I am certified to teach this course and have taught this unit of study as part of a larger high school year long Mythology course at a public high school for two years. I have taught this portion of the course to students in this age range (freshmen to seniors).
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Vikings were violent and their myths and stories sometimes feature violence and drinking. We will be exploring topics like weaponry and war, monsters, and combat, though these are not the focus of this class. The focus of this class is the mythical beasts and how to kill them.
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I'm a current high school English teacher who LOVES working with kids. I'm radically pro-kid first, and helping young-people to explore their passions and find new interests! I have taught Mythology for two years as an English elective; I have 6...