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- Everything related to broadening the scope of a humanities curriculum for middle and high school is included in this growing bundle -- each new resource is added to it; and it keeps growing! ☝Latest Update! 119 and growing educational units! Entirely print + digital — each download is powered by Ado$305.00$444.00Save $139.00
- You can teach a three-week unit on cautionary tales of the hero with your middle and high school English Language Arts students with this ten-lesson "myth & tales" bundle. Start with Tantalus, the king who fed his son to the gods, and end the unit with Sisyphus, the trickster hero who chained up$29.00$43.50Save $14.50
- Teach more than a month's worth of material on the Greek Gods, Heroes, and Lovers. Start with an introductory lesson on the essential characteristics of myth. Then, deep dive into creation myths—further the story with Earth and Sky (Uranus and Gaia) — the first gods. Then read about all of the Titan$85.00$119.00Save $34.00
Don’t fly too close to the sun. Don’t overstep your boundaries. Don’t feed your own kid as dinner at a dinner party! Don’t throw caution to the wind. Teach a myth-infused cautionary tale unit designed for the middle and high school classroom. Start with Tantalus, the king who fed his son to the gods, and end the unit with Icarus, who flew too close to the sun.
Note — each lesson pack comes equipped as both a print and digital resource (with Google Workspace). The full-text of the myths are not included.
What’s Included in this Cautionary Tale Bundle:
- The Ancient Greek Myth of Tantalus — The King Who Fed His Own Son to the Gods!
- The King Midas Tale — Based on the Original Sources
- Phaëthon — The Boy who Dared to Ride the Chariot of the Sun
- Ixion — The King who Betrayed Zeus (and murdered a man)
- The Cautionary Tale of Icarus — The Boy Who Flew Too Close to the Sun
- FREE Bonus: Think About Any Quote! Graphic Organizer
I recommend using this unit for a middle and high school myth unit! Use it for:
- Use it as a genre unit on cautionary tales or tales of unusual punishments in history!
- Use these resources as stand-alone lessons or, pair it with a larger unit on Myth, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Robert Graves's Greek Myths, or Edith Hamilton's Mythology, Parallel Myths.
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