What Is a Myth? - Lesson for Kids


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What is an oral tradition?

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1. How do myths being a part of oral traditions impact them?

2. What is NOT something that myths teach?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of mythology. You will be asked to describe mythology as well as how it has been used throughout time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this set of questions, you can test your knowledge and understanding of:

  • What oral traditions are
  • Why being part of an oral tradition impacts myths
  • What myths do and do not teach

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as which cultures had mythologies
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as oral tradition
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what culture's mythology was used in the book Percy Jackson and the Olympians

Additional Learning

Learn more about these types of stories with the lesson titled What is a Myth? - Lesson for Kids. It will help you understand things like:

  • What modern works of fiction are based on myths
  • How myths impacted different cultures
  • Why mythology has lasted for so long