Compressed Zip File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing. How to unzip files.
0.96 MB | 23 pages
Practice annotating texts with Greek Mythology!
This is a very structured activity designed to introduce students to annotating texts. The lesson begins with the why and when of annotating. Types of annotations are discussed with examples including literal, inferential and critical. Students are led through the principles of annotation before they are given the opportunity to practice. I use this lesson over the course of two days; the first day presenting the direct instruction and allowing for student practice of one myth in groups. I revisit the lesson the next day with students annotating their myth individually.
Both the Google Drive version, and PDFs are available for this product. I am including both so that you can edit your copy to fit the needs of your students, as well as share the graphic organizers to be compliant in a paperless classroom.
This lesson includes:
☞ Direct instruction presentation in Google Drive and PDF format
☞ Student Handouts of Demeter and Persephone & Pandora’s Box
☞ Fully annotated example of each myth
How to get TPT credit to use on future purchases:
Please go to your My Purchases page (you may need to login). Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button. Simply click it and you will be taken to a page where you can give a quick rating and leave a short comment for the product. Each time you give feedback, TPT gives you feedback credits that you use to lower the cost of your future purchases. I value your feedback greatly as it helps me determine which products are most valuable for your classroom so I can create more for you.