Greek Mythology Unit – Stories, Activities, Task Cards & More!

Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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This is a rigorous Greek Mythology unit geared at student engagement, thinking, reading, and writing skills. It also includes a number of activities that would be perfect for literacy centers. There are more than 100 pages which include:

Rewritten Greek Myths with Common Core Aligned Questions and Activities:
- Once Upon a Beauty: The Story of Medusa
- The Wonderful Weaver: The Story of Arachne
- The Trojan Horse
- The Greek Army
- Love’s Echo
- The Midas Touch
- Psyche & Eros: The Story of Love
- Heracles: The Twelve Labors
- The Story of Zeus
Myth Writing:
Suggested Scope and Sequence
Mentor Text
Character Development
Drafting Paper
Revision & Editing Checklist
(16) Half-page Task Cards with Common Core Aligned Questions and connection to Allusions
“Three Clues and an Answer” Game
Choice Board with 20 Options for Extension Activities
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Greek Mythology Unit – Stories, Activities, Task Cards & More! by Raising Rigor and Readers is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
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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