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Unit No.

1: Greek Mythology
Duration: 3 Weeks
ELTGs:
Knowledge:
12.4.1: Independently A. Myths and
use
Legends: Origins
B. Ancient Greek
12.5.2: Clearly
Culture: Traits and
verbalize personal
Traditions
insights
C. Vocabulary:
Words/Phrases with
Greek origins
OAEQs:
D. Introduction to
What strategies/skills
Annotating
do I need to employ
when reading a text?
Resources:
-Creation Story
What does this mean
-12 Olympians
to me?
-Pyramus and Thisbe
-Narcissus and Echo
-Midas
-Cyclops Polyphemos

Skills:
a. I can perform a close reading of a text by
annotating
1. I can identify the narrative elements of
the text (labels on the left; highlight in
the passage)
2. I can identify and infer character traits
by examining motive, patterns of
behavior, dialogue, decisions and
actions etc.
b. I can evaluate character based on textual
evidence and inferences
c. I can trace the development of a theme/s
through analysis of key events and/or
elements
d. I can draw parallels between the characters
and situations in Greek Mythology and
current events and/or personal experiences
e. I can determine the meaning of
words/phrases based on key ideas/events
f.

I can use words/phrases with Greek origin


appropriately

Day 1: Introduction to Greek Mythology - Creation Story and the 12 Olympians


Learning Targets:
a. I can trace the development of the theme of the creation story through analysis of key events

Assessments:
Transfer Task:

FAs and SAs:


F (a1 & 2): Annotate each assigned reading focusing
on narrative elements and character traits whole
class, group, individual
S (a1 & 2): Independently annotate a text
F (c): Graphic Organizer
S (c): Identify the theme of a new story and trace its
development by filling in the graphic organizer.
F (e & f): Making sentences on WFTD
S (f): Coin a new word based on your knowledge of
GM. Give the part of speech, definition and a sample
sentence.
S (d): Job Application: Which god is best suited for ___
(job)
F (b & d): Minute Paper which of the characters in
the story am I most like?
F (b & d): What if? If ___ (character) were in ___
(situation), s/he would ___.

b. I can describe some key figures in Greek mythology


c. I can draw parallels between the characters and situations in Greek Mythology and current events and/or personal experiences
d. I can determine the origin and meaning of words/phrases based on key ideas/events
Assessments:
Motivation:
Film showing: Percy Jackson

Link:
Though Greek myths were created thousands of years ago, why do you think they
are still being retold in different forms today?

Learning Activities
A. Presentation of ELTGs and EQs
B. Story telling: Creation story
What are the distinct and common traits of the characters in the story?
What are the common themes that emerged in the story? How were these developed?
C. The 12 Olympians
4 pics one word: power, object or animal, character trait/s
Why do we need to take the 12 Olympians before taking up the stories?
Which contemporary words do you have a better understanding of as a result of this lesson?
Value Statement:
HW:

Day 2: The 12 Olympians (continued)


Learning Targets:

Synthesis:

a. I can describe some key figures in Greek mythology


b. I can draw parallels between the characters and situations in Greek Mythology and current events and/or personal experiences
c. I can determine the origin and meaning of words/phrases based on key ideas/events
Assessments:
F: Which god/goddess am I most like?
S: Job Application: Which god is best suited for ___ (job)? From a list of job openings, choose one which your assigned god is most likely to apply for. Your
choice should be based on the character traits of your specific god/goddess
Motivation:
Name brands made after characters in Greek mythology.

Link:
Todays lesson will provide the context that will enable you to better understand the
words that originated from Greek mythology.

Learning Activities
The 12 Olympians (continued)
4 pics one word: power, object or animal, character trait/s
What are the distinct and common traits of the 12 Olympians?
Why do we need to take the 12 Olympians before taking up the stories?
Which Olympian are you most like? Why?
Which of the Olympians do you see in current events? How?
Which contemporary words do you have a better understanding of as a result of this lesson?
Synthesis/Value Statement:
HW: