Greek and Roman Mythology Theseus and the Minotaur Jim Henson's Storyteller

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Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Greek Myths
“Theseus & the Minotaur”
Unit Resource for Grades 5-12—75+ Pages

This is the 2nd in a series of 4 Unit Resources on the Storyteller. The Episode: "Theseus & the Minotaur" can be found on YouTube (link included). The Series is very Rich and Engaging! Also 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.

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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 “Theseus & the Minotaur” Lit. Element Overview
< 1 Four Page Final Assessment
< 1 Answer Key for Short Answer Ass. Ques.
< 1 High Order Thinking Wrap Up Questions
< 26 High Order Thinking & Research Questions
< 3 Pages of Quotes/Dialogue
< 1 Ques./Quote Response Template
< 1 Set of Title Banners
< 1 Jim Henson Creator 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
< 2 STEAL GOs
< 7 Fold-Ems +8 Inserts & 1 Customizable
< 4 Bookmarks, 3 Coloring Pages, 6 Minotaur Cut-Outs

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Greek and Roman Mythology Theseus and the Minotaur Jim Hen
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Greek and Roman Mythology Theseus and the Minotaur Jim Hen
Greek and Roman Mythology Theseus and the Minotaur Jim Hen