The contents of this .zip file are the following:
1. The directions for the assignment, which is to write an original myth that attempts to explain something hard to explain. (These directions also feature generalized questions design to facilitate brainstorming.)
2. A graphic organizer that serves as a pre-writing exercise. It is broken down into the individual elements of a plot diagram. (Students who answered the questions on the directions sheet will find this aspect easier.)
3. An exemplar, designed to give students a good understanding of what a solid writing sample looks like. (This model paper could be considered an 'A' paper.)
4. A Power Point that may offer additional help to struggling students.