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Greek and Roman Mythology Orpheus & Eurydice Jim Henson's Storyteller

James Whitaker
Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
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James Whitaker


Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Greek Myths

“Orpheus & Eurydice”

Unit Resource for Grades 5-12—75+ Pages

**You can watch Jim Henson's Greek Myths using a streaming service or purchase the anthology series where available. The video is not provided.**

This is the 3rd in a series of 4 Unit Resources on the Storyteller. The Series is very Rich and Engaging and is available on Netflix and for Purchase on Amazon. Please be familiar with the subject matter before purchasing, and WATCH each EPISODE before viewing in a classroom setting.

Product/Materials Preface:

Teach your students the Elements of Literature and Film with episodes of the Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Greek Myths Series. Each episode covers a myriad of High Order Thinking Skills and fulfills numerous Common Core Literature Standards. Entertain your students while teaching powerful lessons in genre, setting, plot, conflict, symbolism, theme and much more!

Provided is a multitude of resources and you should not overwhelm yourself. Pick and choose what is conducive to your students and your classroom. Do not feel obligated to use every resource. Remember, you are in control of what you teach and what you want your students to accomplish. Optimize your instruction with differentiation!

Each Lesson Unit Includes:

< 1 “Orpheus & Eurydice” Lit. Element Overview

< 1 Four Page Final Assessment

< 1 Answer Key for Short Answer Ass. Ques.

< 1 High Order Thinking Wrap Up Questions

< 27 High Order Thinking & Research Questions

< 2 Pages of Quotes/Dialogue

< 1 Ques./Quote Response Template

< 1 Set of Title Banners

< 1 Underworld Overview Reference Sheet

< 1 Jim Henson Creator’s Card

< 1 Film as Literature Concept Overview

< 1 Element of Literature Vocabulary Overview

< 3 Mythology Element Posters; 2 Lit Elements Posters

< 10 Literary Element Mini-Lesson Handouts

< 3 Story Element Overview GOs

< 1 Citing Text Evidence GO < 1 Plot Diagram GO

< 4 Higher Order Thinking Analysis & Evaluations GOs

< 1 Vocabulary Analysis Card

< 1 Vocabulary Analysis GO

< 1 Figurative Language Analysis GO

< 3 Protean Parts of Speech GOs

< 3 Building Theme GOs

< 3 Comparing & Contrasting Literary Elements GOs

< 1 Circle Go

< 1 Character Transition GO

< 2 Advanced Cause & Effect GOs

< 1 Cornell Notes Go

< 1 Interactive Notebook Template


< 9 Fold-Ems +8 Inserts & 1 Customizable

< 4 Bookmarks, 3 Coloring Pages, 3 Artwork Cut-Outs

Please feel free to ask any questions—I will definitely respond to all inquiries in a timely fashion.

Please check out my other products and resources at my teacher store:

Hopefully my products will help strengthen your lessons, help your students learn, and make your life easier. Thank you and enjoy! —J.D. Whitaker

Copyright © 2014 James D. Whitaker, SophistThoughts™

All rights reserved by author.

Permission to copy for single classroom use only.

Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.

Not for public display.

{{Some images used are in the Public Domain}}

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