Greek Mythology Unit: Using Close Reading to Dig Deeper

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Students will enjoy this Greek mythology unit to learn how stories of the past influence our life of today. Your students will love investigating this question through close reading and exploring five Greek myths through discussion and project activities.

The five myths in this unit are:
1. Story of Achilles
2. Pandora’s Box
3. Medusa & Athena
4. Story of Icarus
5. Story of King Midas

In this unit you will find:
-Teacher Overview
-A quick guide to understanding Greek Mythology
-Schema chart to build background and keep the unit on target
-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 and how it is used today
-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

As a bonus for those of you lucky enough to have access to technology you will find:
Sample blank template for creating eBook with the Book Creator app
Model eBook for students
PNG samples of organizers to use for eBooks if desired.
"How-to" instructions of how to use the technology.
Suggested apps to use when making book.

(Please note you DO NOT have to have ANY technology to do this unit.)

Want to save money? Check out my bundled unit: Folktale Bundle
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Greek Mythology Unit: Using Close Reading to Dig Deeper
Greek Mythology Unit: Using Close Reading to Dig Deeper
Greek Mythology Unit: Using Close Reading to Dig Deeper
Greek Mythology Unit: Using Close Reading to Dig Deeper
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