Mythology


Grade: 11-12, Honors 10

Credit(s): 1/2

Course Description:

Mythology is a semester-long elective English course designed to provide students with an understanding of myth as a way of thinking and an opportunity to investigate the relationship between myth and culture, society, and literature. Students will become familiar with selections from the myth traditions of Greece, Scandinavia, India, China, Africa, and Native America. In addition to developing students’ familiarity with particular stories, this course is designed to enhance and supplement the research skills and independent critical and analytical literacy skills that students work to develop throughout their English studies at SGHS.  Group work, discussions, oral presentations, expository and creative writing, and storytelling skills are developed. Vocabulary and etymology are also studied.



In addition to developing students’ familiarity with various myths, this course is designed to enhance and supplement the research skills and independent critical and analytical literacy skills that students work to develop throughout their English studies at SGHS. Group work, discussions, oral presentations, individual projects, and storytelling skills will be developed. Lastly, students will write various argumentative, informative, and narrative essays; vocabulary and etymology will also be studied.

Prerequisites Classes


No prerequisites class required unless stated in the course description.