Myth Reading Passages – 20 One Page Myths from Around the World

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These 20 One page myths are perfect for exposing your children to a variety of myths from different cultures and continents


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These myth reading passages introduce students to different cultures around the world. Just one page each, these easy stories allow each student in your class to have their own myths to read!


If you’ve checked out every single mythology book in your school and public library and STILL come up short, you need these one-page myths!


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You will receive the following stories:


Greek Mythology

The Golden Fleece

Arachne & Athena

Theseus & The Minotaur

Odysseus & the Cyclops

Persephone is Kidnapped

The Labors of Hercules

How Aphrodite Started the Trojan War


The Midas Touch

Pandora’s Box

The Boy Who Flew Too High

The Trojan Horse


Roman Mythology

Romulus and Remus


American Mythology

Johnny Appleseed

John Henry

Paul Bunyan


Latin American Mythology

The Armadillo’s Song


African Mythology

Anansi Brings Stories


Scandinavian & Viking Mythology

Odin’s Eye


English Mythology

The Sword in the Stone


These myths for students to read are perfect for a folklore or folktales unit and explore different cultures, countries, and continents.


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Myth Reading Passages – 20 One Page Myths from Around the World