Greek myths are always a crowd pleaser in the elementary classroom, and having your students create a hands-on project to record their learning is a sure-fire way to spark excitement. Students will love reading the fascinating tale of Pandora—the first woman of Greek myth. Check out the PREVIEW for images of the templates and finished products.
• Step-by-step instructions with photographs that show you how to create the circlebooks.
• 27 ready-to-go, mix-and-match templates that allow you to customize the projects to meet your needs.
• A handout that includes the story The Myth of Pandora’s Box
• Answer keys for the templates. A real time saver!
• The 27 templates feature:
---3 Vocabulary Templates (2 with suggested vocabulary; 1 blank);
---Pandora Template: students will color an illustration and write adjectives that describe Pandora;
---The Men of the Myth Template: students will write about Zeus, Prometheus, and Epimetheus;
---Pandora’s Box Template: students will list ten evils that were released from the box;
---Hope Template: students will write a paragraph about the significance of hope
being the only quality that remained in Pandora’s box;
---6 Quote Templates: students will choose one of six different quotes about hope
and explain its meaning;
---Curiosity Template: students will write a story related to the idiom Curiosity Killed the Cat
---Last Words Template: students will write an exchange between two people that features the idiom Opening a Can of Worms
---Evil and Hope Template: students will examine evils and hopes of the world today;
---Cause and Effect Template: students will examine the causes and effects of the world’s ills;
---Pandora and Eve Template: students will compare and contrast the Pandora myth with the story of Adam and Eve;
---4 Artist Templates: students will choose one of four artists’ representations of Pandora, research the artist, and write about his life;
---Drawing Template, Writing Template, and Drawing/Writing Template: three blank templates that allow you to create your own prompts for the students to answer.
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