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Comparative Mythology:
comparing myths between cultures
a research task for 7th Grade English/Reading
Gwyneth Anne Bronwynne Jones
Library Media/Technology Specialist
Murray Hill Middle School
Howard County, Maryland
Myths are anonymous stories rooted in the primitive beliefs of races, nations and cultures. Myths explain a variety of issues such as:
Click here for a longer and more detailed Introduction

Using the Internet site below, click on Mythology Comparison Page and choose one of the subjects to compare. Within each subject you must choose two (2) different stories from two (2) different cultures to compare. Use your Comparative Mythology Worksheet write your findings and complete the Extension Activity..

Comparative Mythology Worksheet
Suggested Readings
Myth by Culture

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