Greek Mythology Story Elements - Plot - Theme - Greek Stories - Allusions CCSS

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    Greek Mythology Unit Literacy Based Mega Bundle (4th-6th). This unit has the following literacy skills in the bundle:

    - Inferring Character Traits

    - Plot Development

    - Determining Theme

    - Allusions

    The stories and Greek mythology characters have been made age appropriate while not too childish so that upper elementary will enjoy it.

    Check out our other ELA Units:

    Genre Unit

    Identify and Determine Literary Theme

    Text Structure Unit

    Civil Rights Unit

    4 overarching learning goals:

    • I can identify, describe, and sequence the elements of plot.

    • I can identify theme by analyzing plot and characters.

    • I can define and infer character traits.

    • I can explain, recognize, and analyze the characteristics of allusion and determine the meaning.

    This Mega Bundle includes each of our Greek Mythology Products:

    -Allusion Unit

    - Inferring Character Traits Unit

    - Plot Development & Theme Unit

    - 12 Stories

    - 11 Allusion Posters

    15 very detailed, step by step lesson plans that include

    • Enduring Understandings

    • Essential Questions

    • Skills/Learning Goals

    • Formative Assessments

    • Motivational Hooks/Anticipatory Set with engaging YouTube links.

    • Learning Goal Scales and Student Tracking sheet (Marzano)

    12 Greek Mythology Passages

    Achilles Heel

    The Trojan Horse

    Psyche and Eros

    Arachne the Spinner

    Medusa and Perseus

    Midas Touch

    Pandora’s Box




    Herculean Strength

    Echo and Narcissus

    11 Greek Mythology Allusion Posters and student list

    • Annotation and Rubric for analyzing plot and text.

    • Anchor Chart and Graphic Organizers

    • TEST acronym printable for identifying theme

    • FAST acronym printable for inferring character traits

    • WINK acronym printable for analyzing allusion

    • Pre/Post concept check on vocabulary

    • Tickets out the door (exit slips)

    • Foldable plotline

    • Foldable to analyze allusion.

    • Story Plotline graphic organizer

    • Vertical plotline task

    • Venn Diagram

    • “Help Wanted” Ad Template with rubric

    • Allusion Movie Review planning sheet, printout, rubric

    • Allusion product and billboard templates and rubric

    • Trading Card Planning sheet, template and rubric

    • Prewriting template and Vase themed lined paper

    • Completed samples of each task

    CCSS Alignment:

    4th Grade ELA - RL 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4

    5th Grade ELA - RL 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4

    We hope you enjoy this bundle! Thanks!

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
    Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
    Compare and contrast stories in the same genre (e.g., mysteries and adventure stories) on their approaches to similar themes and topics.
    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
    Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact).


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