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Engage Your English Language Arts class with the graphic story of the dethronement of the Titan god Kronos (Saturn).
- This resource is optimized for distance learning. The product includes a durable Google Apps link. Access and modify this resource for student-use on Google Classroom and other classroom management sites.
Use this Digital Download for a Three-day English Language Arts Lesson
Using my tested-in-the-classroom resources, your kids will want to discuss toxic masculinity, cursed families, the representation of women, power, and the clash of the Titans! So I have loaded this resource with discussion questions that will get your students talking and writing! N.B. — The text of the myth is not included in this digital download, but I provide multiple links to this story online.
Common Core Standards: This resource aligns well with the reading literature standard: "Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (e.g., Auden's "Musée des Beaux-Arts" and Breughel's Landscape with the Fall of Icarus)."
This Resource Includes the Following Features:
- 1 Teacher's Three-day Lesson Calendar
- With a teacher-tested-stamp of approval, follow my suggestions on how to teach this tale of Titanomachy with high school students. Start with artwork, read the text, engage in questions and short writing and sharing, and cap off the lesson with a writing activity.
- 5 Art + Literature Connections (with Visual Aids)
- Compare the text with eye-popping artwork from the New York Public Library Digital Collections, The Louvre Museum. The SMK in Copenhagen and the Prado in Madrid. Note — all images used are in the public domain and adequately cited.
- 1 Key Characters and Places Worksheet
- Orient your learners by identifying the key characters and the story's geographical location.
- 12 Reading Comprehension Questions
- Either use these questions as a quiz for after reading, independent work, or in a discussion or small group setting.
- 7 Critical Thinking Questions
- Use these questions for whole-class discussion, but I also like to spice things up and get my students moving by having a carousel-style discussion.
- 9 Frayer Model Vocabulary Cards (with student sample)
- Frayer models are a way to get kids to think about vocabulary visually in a four-section square —- A square for meaning, one for examples, another for non-examples, and a sketch. It is incredible to see the work they produce. A great way to decorate your classroom to showcase your kids' vocabulary-in-text understanding. The cards contain terms, Greek and Latin roots, and challenging words (as well as contextual entries fit to the story).
- Half-Sheet 3-2-1 Exit Ticket
- Exit tickets are a way to get data about your students' understanding of the lesson right before the class is finished. Collect these exit tickets and quickly see what ideas your students took away from reading and discussing the myth.
- 1 Essay Writing Activity (with two visual starters and prompts)
- Cap off this three-day lesson with a Point-of-View essay.
- 1 Further Reading List
- Don't disregard this further reading list if you think it is merely a bibliography. Share the list with your students or have them do projects based on the available research. Assign different sources to students and organize presentations where learning can go deeper into this essential Greek myth.
- Answer Keys for all student-facing documents
- Teachers always ask for answer keys for my products, so I gave you plenty of guidance on what to expect from students in their written and oral responses.
- Bonus: Informational Text on Archaeology — Explore the archaeological significance of the omphalos stone and how it ties into the Kronos (Saturn) story. The text includes a few reading questions.
I created this resource with high students in mind. It is designed for an English Language Arts Mythology unit —
- For any myth-related unit!
- Use this resource as a stand-alone lesson or, pair it with a larger unit on Myth, Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief, Robert Graves's Greek Myths, or Edith Hamilton's Mythology, or Parallel Myths by J.F. Bierlein.
For resources similar to this one, see my:
- It pairs perfectly with Prometheus and Pandora! (They're the sequel stories to this myth)
- Greek Cautionary Tales, Apollo and Daphne, Orpheus and Eurydice
- and my popular Plato'sCave lesson!
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