This Greek Mythology bundle contains a Greek Mythology lap-book genre study for teaching Greek mythology and 32 color and black and white, Greek Mythology Storybands! Greek Mythology Storybands are perfect for reader's theater.
*I’ve taught Greek Mythology with my students for many years, and it has become one of my favorite genres. I’m thrilled to offer Greek Mythology in a new lap book format. Keep in mind, these resources work well in an interactive notebook too.
~~~~~~Note to buyer: Please read carefully. Thank you!~~~~~~
*Greek Mythology features characters for 16 different myths, but these activities are certainly open and ready to be used with ANY myth.
Here are the Greek Mythology characters included:
Here’s a brief overview of Greek Mythology:
*Please read page 4 for directions on how to assemble a lap book. I tried to be very clear!
*Use the “What Are Greek Myths” mini-poster and QR code for building background. It links to a kid-friendly website.
*I chose to focus this unit on the following skills: story elements and vocabulary of the myth genre, the lesson of a myth, analyzing characters and their unique traits, allusion, compare and contrast, problem/solution and creative writing.
*The CCSS for grades 2-4 are at the bottom of this page for lesson planning purposes.
*I’ve included some of my favorite graphic organizers to use for the different skills in this unit, a fun story cube and spinner to practice recalling story events and allusion.
*The materials you’ll need to have your students write their own myth are included.
*You may wish to use the lap book as an ongoing unit organizer or as a culminating project. There are many creative possibilities!
*The blank Greek Myths Story Elements Acrostic flap book works well with helping students solidify their thinking about the genre. *Have them write one thing they learned about Greek myths for each letter in the word, myth.
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Do you need quality children's literature to accompany this resource? I am ambassador for Barefoot Books Children's Book Publishing and will accept book orders. This collection of Greek Myths work well with this unit and is available for purchase using these links, or contacting me directly:
*Orpheus and Eurydice
*Demeter and Persephone
*Theseus And The Minotaur
*The Adventures Of Odysseus
*The Adventures of Achilles
~~~~~~CCSS for grades 3-5~~~~~~
Gr. 3 RL. 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7, 3.9 ~ W. 3.3
Gr. 4 RL. 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7, 4.9 ~ W. 4.3
Gr. 5 RL 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 5.9 ~ W 5.3
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