Fables and folktales, myths and legends, sermons and songs! Storytelling is not limited to the written word. This class will explore the storytelling tradition across cultures ranging from ancient myths to contemporary songwriting. Critical thinking skills will be developed utilizing classroom discussions to challenge students to think outside the box and appropriately challenge the observations, opinions, and interpretations of others. Along the way, students will gain insight into history, culture and context and the power of a well-told story.