11 March 2012 Matisa ti axaro! (Nama, Namibia) Today we start a new unit on myth by looking at the question "What is a myth?" We will examine artwork depicting several myths and read a Greek myth to determine the purpose and qualities of a myth... Do Now: 28. luckily wilfred realized that his epistle might have been pompous and he went to visit hairy to atone for his mistake
Journal:What is a myth? What do you know aboutmyths? What myths have you read before?
WONDER:What do SEE:What do you THINK:What you wonder whatMYTH:What is the see, observe, or inferences can you questions do youtitle of this image? notice about this make about this have about this image? picture? image?Judeo ChristianMythPhan KuYoruba CreationMythAboriginal CreationMythPandoras Box
Animals and Gender: What Good and Nature: What roles do menThe Evil: Do the Creator: Who role do animals and womenBeginning: ideas of good or what play? How do play? WhoWhat is and evil creates the humans was createdpresent at the appear? Good earth and life? interactwith first? Is thebeginning? and evil nature and creator male characters? animals? or female?
What values, morals, or lessons does the storypromote or teach? What values might you inferabout the culture from which this myth originates?
Definition of myth:Myths are traditional narratives often of gods,goddess, and heroes, great deeds andsupernatural powers, that are passed downthrough various textual and visual sources andconvey commonly held beliefs in a particularsociety about natural phenomena, historicalevents, and proper behavior