Greek Mythology Unit | Close Reading Passages | Distance Learning

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My students loved using this resource to learn about different Greek Mythological stories. It was a great supplement to what we did in class and the stories were high interest for all of my students.
My students loved the mythology and engaging activities! It was great to compliment my classroom whilst focusing on early civilizations.
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Teach Greek Myths Using a Hybrid of Traditional and Virtual Methods With Your Students!

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I know you are tired of students CONSUMING information when using technology. You need already prepared resources to push out to students, aligned to your objectives, and allow students to showcase their depth of knowledge. 

I developed these digital interactive notebooks to go with my Greek Mythology Unit and allow students to CREATE content.

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With this Greek Myth unit and digital interactive notebooks, you no longer have to be frustrated by finding the resources you need to engage your students. Plus, stop wasting time planning and looking for support. This unit is what you need to teach myths to your students. 

The unit uses the 5E's of Instruction to teach Greek myths.

The unit has the following:

  • Links to create copies of digital interactive notebooks
  • 21st-century tools to engage students such as videos and websites
  • Students explore the myths through close reading strategies using both traditional and hybrid methods
  • A variety of graphic organizers to print or assign digitally for students to explain their thinking about the folktale
  • Ideas for evaluating student work

Greek Mythology Unit: It's All Greek to Me

In this unit, you will find: 

  • Teacher Overview
  • A quick guide to understanding Greek Mythology 
  • Schema chart to build background
  • Close reading strategy ideas, questions, and bookmarks
  • Sample lesson plan for understanding the structure of the unit
  • Text structure map for each story
  • Summarizing charts for each story
  • Character webs for each story
  • Vocabulary activities to understand the origins of words
  • Technology infused sample activity to teach vocabulary
  • Point of view sheets for each story
  • Thinking about mental pictures and how illustrations help us understand texts, graphic organizers
  • Organizers to compare and contrast different myths
  • Routine writing sheets

Using 21st-century tools is the most effective way to differentiate and develop critical thinking skills with your students. When it's not the right time to use technology, these units have just what you need to use traditional methods when working with your students. 

You know that sometimes, students need to read and write without using technology. However, when you use digital interactive notebooks, students can use traditional methods and yet turn-in their work digitally.

Why You Can No Longer Afford To Ignore Using Technology In Your Classroom

  • Stop feeling anxious if there are times you need to teach remotely.
  • Using digital interactive notebooks saves you time.
  • Spend less time making copies.
  • Grade student work from any device.
  • Stop carrying tons of papers home every weekend.

All of this means more time with your students and with your family.

Aligned to:

Common Core State Standards

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.


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