This giant bundle is all you will need to teach Greek Mythology!! Inside you will find over 35 separate files that you can follow in sequential order to introduce your students to the basics of mythology, the major gods and goddesses, popular myths, hero's journey, and end the unit with several different projects either for individuals or groups!
Here are the details:
LESSON ONE - INTRODUCTION TO MYTHOLOGY:
1 - Introduction to Greek Mythology and comprehension questions: A three page expository style article with color illustrations that explains the origins of myths, the birth of the Titans, and the birth of the Olympians.
LESSON TWO - MAJOR GODS AND GODDESSES:
2.0 - Greek Gods and Goddesses .pdf slideshow in alphabetic order:
2.0 - Foldable booklet for students to complete that includes all of the Gods above plus mythological creatures and a space for quizzes if needed. Color illustrations of each figure included as well as a place to take notes.
2.1 - A blank chart for students to fill in as they go through the slideshow
2.2 - Olympians chart filled in with name/Roman name/symbol/characteristics
LESSON 3 - POPULAR MYTHS:
3.0 - Characteristics of Greek Mythology checklist for students to use as they read each myth included below
3.1 - Prometheus (7 page myth with short answer comprehension questions)
3.2 - Pandora's Box (5 page myth with short answer comprehension questions)
3.2 - Pandora's Box reader's theatre play from SCOPE magazine
3.3 - Demeter and Persephone myth (10 page myth with short answer comprehension questions)
3.4 - Echo and Narcissus (6 page myth with short answer comprehension questions)
3.5 - Orpheus and Eurydice (5 page myth with short answer comprehension questions)
3.6 - Daedalus and Icarus (4 page myth with short answer comprehension questions)
3.7 - Helius ad Phaethon (6 page myth with short answer comprehension questions)
LESSON FOUR - THE HERO'S JOURNEY:
4.1 - Finding the Hero's Journey - a chart to use when reading hero's journey myths
4.1 - Hero's Journey Movie Project (directions for a group project related to finding the Hero's Journey in popular movies) (Microsoft word version to edit as well as a .pdf)
4.1 - Hero's Journey video - a YouTube video I saved that really is the best explanation of what the hero's journey is
4.1 - The Hero's Journey (3 page expository type article explaining the steps of the hero's journey
HERO'S JOURNEY MYTHS:
4.2 - The Labor's of Hercules - LONG 19 page illustrated story of the journey of Hercules.
4.2 - Comprehension questions for The Labor's of Hercules
4.2 - Chart each step of The Hero's Journey from Hercules
4.3 - The Adventures of Perseus - 5 pages with comprehension questions.
4.3 - The Hunt for Medusa's Head - reader's theatre play from SCOPE magazine
4.4 - Theseus and the Minotaur - 17 pages with comprehension questions
1. Greek Mythology Menu - a .jpg file that gives students a choice when it comes to what project they want to do.
2. Directions for making a Greek Mythology music video
3. Directions for making a board game
4. Directions for making a movie trailer.