Mythology and Folklore

0.5 Unit
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12

This one-semester course is intended to help you define and explore myths, legends, and folklore from around the world. This course has 15 lessons and five Course Activities. Each lesson contains one or more Lesson Activities. The lessons cover the following topics:
The first lesson defines and describes myths, legends, and folklore.
The next three lessons include myths that discuss the role of gods and goddesses in the creation of the world, the natural elements, and destruction of the world.
The next three lessons discuss dynastic dramas and epic legends that describe the struggles and triumphs of their protagonists.
The next five lessons discuss stories from around the world about legendary heroes, their adventures, and their love affairs.
The next two lessons discuss the evolution of folklore, explore folktales from around the world, and compare different versions of fairy tales.
The final lesson discusses the role of tricksters in myth, legend, and folklore.
You will submit the Course Activity documents to your teacher, and you will grade your work in
the Lesson Activities by comparing them with sample responses. Each lesson also has a multiple-choice mastery test. A multiple-choice end-of-semester test completes the course. The Course Activities (submitted to the teacher) and the Lesson Activities (self-checked) are major components of this course. They will guide your learning as you work through this course.


  • NCAA Eligible
  • State Certified


Instructor Embedded Cost: $275

Content Only Cost: See Course Details

The following information applies only to instructor embedded courses.

Oklahoma Subject Code: 4066

Course Provider Contact: Sarika Simpson | Academy Director | | 866-890-8153

How To Purchase This Course

Districts wishing to purchase this course should contact the course provider directly (see contact information above) and reference the contract in the "attachments" portion of the page linked here. If you are purchasing an Instructor Embedded course, please note that online instructors need not be certified in the state of Oklahoma. They must be certified to teach the content in at least one state or teach the subject at a college or university. To enroll a student in the course, you will need to obtain from the course provider (a) the instructor’s name; (b) the state through which the instructor is certified, and (c) the instructor’s certification number. If the instructor is employed to teach the subject at a college or university, you will need to obtain that institution’s iPEDS number. This information will be recorded in the SIS when you enroll a student in the course. When enrolling a student in a Content Only course, you must indicate in the SIS the name of the person monitoring the course.