Directions for student handout. Students will create a newsletter using Microsoft Word or Publisher. Students can work alone or in pairs. Each newsletter must include:
a. 1 full-length feature article (500-600 words) about the influence of mythology on Western civilization (choose from government, architecture, art, literature, or sports). In other words, what do we see today that comes from Greek mythology?
b. 1 advertisement for a product that uses a mythological symbol in its name or logo. Remember your audience.
c. Include 3-4 images to complement an article, column, or advertisement. You may use original artwork, clip art, stock or regular photography, or other approved graphic sources.
d. 1 sports column (100-200 words) about the Olympic Games.
e. 1 gossip column, editorial, or 4-panel comic strip sensationalizing a piece of a mythological story.
f. MLA Works Cited page to include 3 LEGITIMATE sources. Sources must also be cited within the text. Be sure to cite any information that is not common knowledge.