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The kids will research one Greek god, goddess, or creature and Indicate the following:
-Who their character is and what special powers they possess.
-What moral was learned from the story associated with your character from mythology?
-What was your character’s problem and the solution?
-Write a brief summary of your myth using the someone, wanted, but, so, then strategy.
-Draw a picture of your character.
-Identify two family members that can be found on your character’s family tree.
It includes a teacher guide, project guide, rubric, and peer assessment.
CCSS.ELA- Literacy- RL.3.2
This project aligns with the ELA common core standards below:
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character's thoughts, words, or actions).
Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace