The Culture of Legend of Zelda

Using the popular gaming series Legend of Zelda, students research the fictional societies that are present in the games and draw conclusions about the societies through cultural analysis.


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Lesson Plan

Students should be assigned different Zelda societies for this lesson. They can either work in groups or individually. Students should be assigned one of the following societies: the Dekus, the Zoras, the Gorons, the Gerudos, or the Kokiri for this assignment. Students can use the links provided at the bottom of this section as starting points for their research and can use other sources to enrich their studies.

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Lesson tags: Eighth, Eleventh, Ninth, Social Studies, Tenth, Video Games

Anthony Naclerio

Anthony Naclerio Tony Naclerio is a curriculum writer and experienced Science educator. Tony specializes in merging video games, music, movies, and other forms of entertainment with life science principles. Tony believes that the key to teaching science is showing how science can apply to everyday life. Science is, in its purest sense, a way to understand the world around you, and in turn, yourself.