Greek Mythology Bundle for Middle School

Grade Levels
6th - 10th, Homeschool
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Description

Greek Mythology is a favorite subject among middle school students and yours will love the materials in this resource! These no-prep, print-and-go activities will save YOU time AND engage your students while helping them practice important literacy skills at the same time! Students will learn about twelve major Greek gods and goddesses, several famous Greek Myths and The Hero's Journey story structure along with the stories of 8 Greek heroes and heroine.

This BUNDLE includes three Greek Mythology Mini Units:

  1. Greek Gods and Goddesses
  2. Introduction to Greek Mythology
  3. Greek Heroes - The Hero's Journey

Download the product preview to get a sneak peek of each of these three Greek Mythology Units!

1. Greek Gods and Goddesses

Greek Mythology is full of interesting characters, but perhaps none so intriguing as the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece! This FUN no-prep middle school unit examines each goddess and god individually. Students will be able to recognize each deity’s Greek and Roman name, his or her title or realm, the symbols associated with him or her and become familiar with the major myths involving each god or goddess. Not only will this resource save YOU time, but your students will enjoy learning about the deity of Mount Olympus. All activities can be used in a traditional classroom setting OR as a digital option via Easel.

What's Included?

Included in this resource are materials to build students’ background knowledge about twelve major Greek gods and goddesses:

  • Zeus
  • Poseidon
  • Hades
  • Hera
  • Demeter
  • Athena
  • Hermes
  • Hephaestus
  • Aphrodite
  • Apollo
  • Ares
  • Artemis

For EACH god or goddess, you will find:

  • A “Brief Bio” which summarizes some of the myths and stories about each god. Each story is one page.
  • A link to a Slides Presentation which includes the information needed for students to complete their note cards as well as several artists’ depictions of that god or goddess.
  • A note card for students to write relevant information about each goddess or god.
  • A color plate depicting the god or goddess and their symbols.

In addition, this resource includes:

  • Study Guide and Test Review
  • Final Greek God and Goddess Test
  • Answer Key
  • Creative Writing Project
  • Grading Rubric
  • General Teacher Guidelines and Instructions
  • Instructions for accessing Google Slides Presentations
  • Instructions for saving Google Slides Presentations as PowerPoint Presentations

2. Introduction to Greek Myths

Greek Mythology is a topic of study that middle school students LOVE! Capitalize on that interest with these engaging, high-interest Greek Myths! This no-prep, print-and-go resource will save YOU time and bring excitement into your classroom as your students learn important literacy skills. Students will practice comprehension, theme analysis and their creative writing skills! Jump into the world of Echo and Narcissus, Prometheus, Oedipus, Pandora and more well-known Greek figures with this fun resource!

What’s Included?

  • Unit Outline
  • 8 Detailed Lessons
  • Seven Myth Retellings (each myth is one-page)
    • The Tragedy of Echo and Narcissus
    • Prometheus and the Theft of Fire
    • The Tragedy of Phaethon
    • The Story of Pandora
    • The Judgment of Paris
    • The Minotaur, Daedalus and Icarus
    • The Story of Oedipus

  • Vocabulary Preview Slides Presentations for EACH myth
  • Answer Keys
  • Grading Rubrics
  • Differentiated Activities
  • Multiple Activities for EACH myth
  • Creative Writing Project
  • BONUS: Greek Mythology Word Search
  • Teacher Guidelines and Instructions
  • Instructions for accessing Google Slides Presentations
  • Instructions for saving Google Slides Presentations as PowerPoint Presentations

3. Greek Mythology - The Hero's Journey

Achilles, Perseus, Atalanta, Theseus! The Greek Heroes and Heroines stories are among the most exciting in all Greek Mythology. Introduce middle school students to The Hero’s Journey or monomyth and eight Greek Hero myths with these fun and engaging resources and lesson plans!

This No-Prep, Print-and-Go Greek Heroes unit will save YOU time and your students will enjoy the thrilling stories and engaging activities. Student assignments are balanced with practicing literacy skills, writing and creative projects. All activities can be used in a traditional classroom setting OR as a digital option via Easel.

What’s Included?

  • Unit Outline
  • 11 Detailed Lesson Plans with step-by-step Teacher Instructions
  • 8 Greek Hero Myths featuring:
    • Bellerophon and Pegasus
    • Perseus
    • Heracles
    • Theseus
    • Achilles
    • Atalanta
    • Jason and the Argonauts
    • Odysseus

  • Engaging Introductory Slides Presentations for EACH Hero Myth
  • Class Discussion Questions
  • Multiple Assignments Corresponding to EACH Hero Myth
  • Introduction to The Hero’s Journey
  • Student Reference Materials
  • Creative Writing Projects
  • Formal Essay Writing Assignments (resources for the entire writing process)
  • BONUS Activities (Four additional resources that can be used with any hero story)
  • Answer Keys
  • Grading Rubrics
  • Teacher Guidelines and Instructions
  • Instructions for accessing Google Slides Presentations
  • Instructions for saving Google Slides Presentations as PowerPoint Presentations
Total Pages
350+
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 month
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of rhymes and other repetitions of sounds (e.g., alliteration) on a specific verse or stanza of a poem or section of a story or drama.
Analyze how an author develops and contrasts the points of view of different characters or narrators in a text.

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