Teaching and Activities
Find out about and role play the Edo speaking people's myths about the start of the world, and the beginnings of Benin. Take turns sketching the scenes that are acted out in sketchbooks.
- To find out about Benin's creation myths.
- To act out the creation myths of Benin.
- To sketch the role-played scenes.
- Use a sketchbook to record a scene in a dramatisation.
- Improvise a short play based on historical information.
- Explain what the people of Benin believed about how the world and Benin came into being .