Greek Mythology- This Greek Mythology unit contains my brand new lap-book genre study for teaching Greek mythology.
*I’ve taught myths with my students for many years, and it has become one of my favorite genres. I’m thrilled to offer my resources in a new lap book format. Keep in mind, these resources work well in an interactive notebook too.
~~~~~~Note to buyer: Please read carefully. Thank you!~~~~~~ *This product features characters for 16 different myths, but these activities are certainly open and ready to be used with ANY myth. Here are the characters included: -Zeus -Poseidon -Narcissus -Pandora -Perseus -King Midas -Minotaur -Prometheus -Apollo -Athena -Cyclops -Echo -Hercules -Medusa -Icarus -Hermes
Here’s a brief overview: *Please read page 4 for directions on how to assemble a lap book. I tried to be very clear! *Use the “What Are Greek Myths” mini-poster and QR code for building background. It links to a kid-friendly website. *I chose to focus this unit on the following skills: story elements and vocabulary of the myth genre, the lesson of a myth, analyzing characters and their unique traits, allusion, compare and contrast, problem/solution and creative writing. *The CCSS for grades 2-4 are at the bottom of this page for lesson planning purposes. *I’ve included some of my favorite graphic organizers to use for the different skills in this unit, a fun story cube and spinner to practice recalling story events and allusion. *The materials you’ll need to have your students write their own myth are included. *You may wish to use the lap book as an ongoing unit organizer or as a culminating project. There are many creative possibilities! *The blank Greek Myths Story Elements Acrostic flap book works well with helping students solidify their thinking about the genre. *Have them write one thing they learned about Greek myths for each letter in the word, myth. Thank you for shopping in my store!
-Emily Gibbons, The Reading Tutor/OG http://thereadingtutorog.blogspot.com
~~~~~~CCSS for grades 3-5~~~~~~ Gr. 3 RL. 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.7, 3.9 ~ W. 3.3 Gr. 4 RL. 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7, 4.9 ~ W. 4.3 Gr. 5 RL 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.7, 5.9 ~ W 5.3
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I was a classroom teacher for over 12 years. I am now a WAHMom of 3. I also work with children who need dyslexia remediation on a 1:1 basis. Creating literacy materials to fit all kinds of readers is my passion!